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Animal Acupuncture

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A clinical assistant professor who teaches anatomy at Cummings School discusses how acupuncture can help animals with acute and chronic conditions.

2016 Calendar Contest—Share Your Success Story!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Your horse could be a star in the 2016 Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center wall calendar! After much success with last year’s contest and dozens of uplifting stories, we have decided… Read More

Digesting the Facts: Equine Ulcers

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Gastric ulcers affect a great number of horses—oftentimes without anyone ever knowing it. But by arming yourself with the following knowledge, you will be better equipped to pick up the signs, treat the issue, and,… Read More

Bi-lateral laminitis

Friday, July 24th, 2015

History: View of the Hoof Wall and Coffin Bone. Image Copyright Tufts University. A 14-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding presented for the evaluation of bilateral (both-sided) forelimb laminitis, first diagnosed by the attending veterinarian two months… Read More

Equine Vital Card

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Knowing your horse’s normal vital signs is essential. Being familiar with them can help you to determine if he is not feeling well, is distressed, or during exercise whether he has reached his limit or… Read More

Progressive Hind Limb Lameness

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

History An eight-year-old Hanoverian gelding was presented for evaluation of a left hind limb lameness. The horse had sustained a wound over the lateral aspect of the left hind cannon bone approximately two weeks prior… Read More