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Clinical Case Challenge: Blepharospasm of the Right Eye

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

History An 8-year-old spayed female Boxer was presented for a 3-week history of blepharospasm in the right eye. Her primary care veterinarian had initially diagnosed a corneal ulcer and prescribed neomycin/bacitracin/polymyxin ophthalmic ointment. The ulcer… Read More

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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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

Fighting Canine ALS

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Human patients could benefit from a study that's underway in dogs with a fatal paralytic disease A gene-silencing therapy under development for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is being tested at Tufts in dogs… Read More

Catch up on the buzz surrounding VFD regulations

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

A new Food and Drug Administration regulation requiring animals under the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) to be prescribed VFD antibiotics from a veterinarian means vets will need to become more proficient in treating bees, which are protected by the directive. Emi Knafo is quoted.

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

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New Foster Hospital Reception Area Open

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Foster Hospital renovation is one big step closer to completion, with a more comfortable and updated reception area officially open for clients and patients, as well as state-of-the-art exam rooms and a reflection garden… Read More

Foster Hospital Exterior