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Mysterious Lameness No Match for Lucy Thanks to the Help of Tufts Team

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Lucy made a long journey from the racetrack to enjoying her current career as an eventer, but none of it would have been possible if it weren’t for the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center clinicians’ ability to pinpoint a misunderstood back injury.

Therapy Horse Gets the Best Treatment so She Can Give Her Best

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Lily has an important job, working as an instrumental part of a Registered Therapy Team with her owner, Marsha Craig, for Tufts Paws for People. And thanks to the relationship they’ve formed through Paws for People, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center was the easy choice when Lily needed an assessment for her locking stifles.

Fracture Can’t Dull Hidden Gem’s Shine

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

By nature, dressage riders become very aware of and familiar with the way their mounts move, so when Cody walked out of his stall one morning with a sudden lameness, Willette Brown knew just who to call.

Beautiful Relationship Emerges Out of Darkness

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Neither broken leg nor ulcers could keep Beau down, and owner Debra Benanti gives credit to the educational commitment of Tufts Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for not only Beau’s survival, but their close relationship following his treatments.

Ultrasound Clinical Case Study

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

This six-year-old warmblood had a one-month history of left front (LF) lameness that improved with an abaxial sesamoid nerve block. The lameness appeared to resolve after 2-3 weeks of rest but then recurred when the… Read More

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.

Is There an App for That?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Videos and tablets facilitate veterinary students’ transition from the classroom to the clinics

Vet app

Otis: A Case of Inflammatory Airway Disease

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Otis, a toasted oat-colored 13-year-old horse, developed an occasional cough but it came and went with no predictable pattern or time of year. As a multi-sport athlete, some days the mysterious cough prevented Otis from… Read More

Otis