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What’s Causing My Dog to Itch? Pets and Allergies

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Do you suffer discomfort from allergies? If so, you know how uncomfortable seasonal, food and environmental allergies can be and how the quality of our life is negativity affected. Our pets suffer too but can be treated and find relief with specialized care of a veterinary specialist.

Meet the Clinical Studies Lab Technicians

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Diane Welsh  Clinical Trial Technician  Diane Welsh, is a certified veterinary technician with more than 30 years of experience in the field of animal medicine. After receiving her degree in veterinary technology from Becker Junior… Read More

Diane Welsh, left and Sarah Cass, right

Veterinary Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

Monday, February 9th, 2015

It can be devastating when your pet receives a poor medical diagnosis. However, the opportunity to participate in a clinical study may help your pet’s outcome. As in human health, clinical studies can provide hope for a better quality of life for your pet while advancing veterinary medicine. Cummings School has many opportunities for companion animals to participate in clinical studies, which allow veterinarians to investigate and develop more effective diagnostic and treatment options for various disease conditions.

Treatment of canine atopic dermatitis with intravenously administered autologous bone marrow

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Atopic dermatitis (AD) also known as atopic eczema, affects approximately 10% of dogs worldwide and is likely the most prevalent canine skin diseases requiring medical intervention. Current treatment options for dogs afflicted with this condition include antihistamines, corticosteroids, cyclosporine A, oclacitinib, and allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT) administered subcutaneously or sublingually, as well as adjunctive treatments such as topical and systemic antimicrobial therapy

Step It Out With Your Dog This Winter

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

January is National Walk Your Dog Month and what better time to kick start your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise, while keeping your companion pet healthy too. We all know the benefits of… Read More

Foster Spotlight: Leslie Anderson

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

We sat down and asked Leslie some questions about her work as a client liaison. As a client liaison, Leslie triages calls, fields inquiries from pet owners and referring veterinarians, schedules appointments and keeps the… Read More

Dental Drill

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Do you know what it takes to keep your dog’s teeth in the best shape? Daily brushing makes all the difference, she says. “One little Scottish terrier I saw — I can’t remember how many… Read More