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The Predator’s Pain

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Veterinary student researches how different bird species are affected by painkillers

At Your Service: Dermatology

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Hundreds of skin diseases affect our animal companions, making their diagnosis and management both frustrating and challenging. The Dermatology Service at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals is led by board-certified veterinary dermatologists with extensive training… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Dermatology (Cat)

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Clinical case challenge History: A 5-year-old sprayed female domestic short haired cat is brought to her veterinarian for evaluation of raised pink lesions on the medial thighs of 2 weeks duration.  The owners report that… Read More

The Hurt Unlocker

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Your pet can’t tell you he’s in pain, but the way he behaves can say plenty about how he’s feeling

Not Guilty

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Bad behavior doesn’t land dogs in shelters. It’s long been thought that behavior problems drive the majority of owners to surrender their pets to animal shelters. …the real culprit for surrenders: the owners themselves.

A Bird in Pain

Friday, February 1st, 2013

A shift of the head or the clack of a beak can signal discomfort in avian species. Jana Mazor-Thomas, V13, is studying the behavior of red-tailed hawks to identify the areas of the brain that control pain.

Clinical Case Challenge: Nutrition (Dog)

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Maxy, a 2-year-old spayed female Golden Retriever, presents for her first weigh in after starting a weight loss program. Her initial physical exam reveals no abnormalities other than a body condition score of 9/9 (normal… Read More

At Your Service: Nutrition

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals focuses on individualized weight loss programs with careful monitoring to help pets become slimmer, happier and healthier. Weight management can be very challenging and time-consuming, especially if patients have… Read More