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Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Compulsive Head-Shaking

Friday, October 27th, 2017

History An 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was presented for evaluation of compulsive head-shaking and spooking when asked to move to his right. The referring veterinarian had attempted treatment with cyproheptadine and melatonin with no improvement in… Read More

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Coming into Focus: How Do Horses See?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

With horses, vision is particularly important, as we expect them to carry us safely and perform tasks like navigating jumps.

An open invite with those wild and tame

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Grafton News The Grafton News ran a cover story highlighting the school’s annual Open House. In addition to the cover, the story included two full pages of photos from the event, featuring members of… Read More

Equine Clinical Case Challenge – Lethargy

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

History A 2-year-old Warlander mare presented with a history of lethargy. Presentation Initial physical exam revealed a temperature of 99 degrees, heart rate ranging from 84-100 beats/minute and a respiratory rate of 16 breaths/minute. Blood… Read More

Live From Morocco

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Learning by Doing

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

New animal simulation laboratory will help train students in basic surgery and other foundational clinical skills.

Tufts launches new facilities for pets, owners

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

This feature focuses on the renovations to the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals and completion of the Equine Sports Medicine Complex at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. It includes comments from Virginia Rentko, Kirsten Bubeck and Michael Kowaleski.