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At Your Service: Ophthalmology

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Sometimes it’s a miniscule piece of foreign material or the abnormal growth of eyelashes that can be or become problematic for an animal. Other times it’s something more serious. You don’t want to gamble with your pet’s eyesight and should always seek the advice of a professional for what may be perceived to be a minor eye injury.

Routine Eye Care for Your Pets

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

As a pet owner, it’s important that you establish an eye care routine to include the following: Conduct Routine Visual Inspection Set aside a particular time weekly to examine your pet’s eyes. Do so in… Read More

Risks to your Pet This Fall

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

The cool, crisp morning air, the beautiful autumn foliage and a shift from the hot temps of summer days are all signs that fall is around the corner. While both you and your pet may… Read More

Now Seeing Eye to Eye

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Background Wandering aimlessly through the streets in a rural area north of Columbia, SC, Yogi was found very underweight and worn, with no tags. The tip of his ears were all chewed up and on… Read More

At Your Service: Onoclogy

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Oncology Service Providing Families More Quality Time with their Companion Pets Who We Are The Harrington Oncology Program at the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine provides state-of-the-art diagnostic,… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Radiation Oncology (Dog)

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Oscar, a 10-year-old male castrated Yorkshire terrier, presented to the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School Radiation Oncology Service for a several month history of nasal signs. Oscar’s owners initially noted increased sneezing… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Animal Behavior Clinic (Dog)

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Case Description A 2.5-year-old miniature dachshund named Otto, presented to the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University for the sudden onset of aggression to his owners. The aggression consisted… Read More

Site Lines

Friday, August 1st, 2014

When your pet is squinting, teary or red-eyed, it’s time to see a vet

Where the Heart Is

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Anne and Travis Engen, pictured with their corgis Sally and Owen, support the renovation of the Foster Hospital at Cummings School. The hospital provides comprehensive care, including cancer treatment and emergency surgery.