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Medical devices for horses, and heart patients

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

WCVB5 Professor Melissa Mazan spoke with WCVB’s Chronicle about collaborating with engineering students to develop a device to test lung function in horses Read full story here.

a veterinary student and resident testing new tool on an equine patient to measure lung function

On the Night Watch

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Veterinary Technician Heather Manley cares for animals overnight in the Foster Hospital ECC

Heather Manley, a veterinary technician and her dog

A New Tool for Equine Health

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Melissa Mazan, V93, needed a way to test lung function in horses that couldn’t come to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. So she invented one with the help of three School of Engineering alumni

a veterinary student and resident testing new tool on an equine patient to measure lung function

A Tale of Two Tapirs

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

When a Baird’s tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care

Fixing the Plight of a Pony

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

When Pippa dislocated her hock in a training accident, the injury looked gruesome, but a veterinarian expert in healing fractures was optimistic she could recover.

Pippa, a small brown and white pony standing in a fenced in area

Healing a Fractured Tibia

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

When a 3-week-old filly was diagnosed with a broken leg, her owners feared the worst. But new technology and veterinary expertise brought them hope.

Renaud family posing with their Percheron mare and her filly, Ruby in a field.