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Left-Sided Nasal Discharge

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

History: A mild bloody trickle is shown coming from the patient’s left nostril. A 10-year-old gelding presented to the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for evaluation of left-sided nasal discharge.… Read More

Chronic Intermittent Right Front Lameness

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

History: A 10-year-old Warmblood gelding used for Intermediate Level dressage was referred for evaluation of a chronic intermittent right front (RF) lameness, which had become acutely exacerbated following a recent competition. The lameness failed to… Read More

Guidelines For Safely Trailering Your Horse

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

HAVE THE TRAILER IN GOOD REPAIR Making sure your trailer is in good shape will not only ensure the safety of your horse, but also the life of the trailer. Be sure to complete the… Read More

Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As… Read More

Clinician’s Keen Eye Helps Horse Beat the Odds

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

When Tango’s health rapidly declined over four days, owner Liz Casey relied on past experiences and the recommendations of others to decide his best chance of survival was in the hands of Tufts Hospital for Large Animals veterinarians.

Hospital for Large Animals Helps Eq Horse Back on His Feet

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

For many, a horse is like a family member. So when April Renzella’s Dutch Warmblood, Tabor, required navicular bursa surgery, she relied on the clinicians and staff at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center to bring her precious Tabor home safe and sound.

Life-Saving Surgery Leads to Confident Comeback

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Sam was well on his way to a successful career as a young eventer, when he was suddenly found to be facing a life-threatening case of colic one day. Tufts Hospital for Large Animals stepped in to complete a complicated surgery, and a year later Sam and Elizabeth Chertavian completed their first Preliminary event as a team.