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Hospital for Large Animals

Learning by Doing

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

New animal simulation laboratory will help students learn basic surgery and other clinical skills Hannah Donnelly, V17, was “super anxious” about a dog spay she was scheduled to do. All third-year students at Cummings School… Read More

Feeding Horses with Endocrine Disorders

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Feeding horses with conditions such as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (equine Cushing’s disease) involves managing hyperinsulinemia.

Clinical Case Challenge: Equine Ultrasound

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

History: A 14-year-old Thoroughbred event horse presented with a history of coughing during low-level exercise. Initial work-up revealed signs consistent with Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) and he was treated with an inhaled bronchodilator and oral… Read More

HLA Clinical Case Challenge

How To: Make Your Own Horse Cookies

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Want to try your hand at making your horse some tasty treats from scratch? Follow this recipe from Cummings Veterinary Medical Center Diagnostic Imaging Technician, Kay Hunt:   Ingredients: Beet pulp pellets – 2 Cups… Read More

Safe Snacks for your Horse

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

We all love to have a treat now and then, and our equine partners are no different. Sliced apples without the core and carrots are always a good go-to, but do you ever wonder what other… Read More