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Clinical Case Challenge: Feline Hair Loss

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

A ten-year-old female spayed domestic shorthair cat presented to Foster Hospital’s Dermatology and Allergy Service with a one-month history of progressive hair loss around her nose and below her eyes.

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How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Pet

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Two Cummings School veterinary dermatologists offer advice for owners of cats and dogs with environmental and flea allergies.

Managing Mask Phobia in Dogs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

If your dog is fearful of face masks, don’t despair. Behavior modification can help your dog accept the unacceptable masks.

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New Stay-At-Home Norm Could Impact Pet Anxiety

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

It’s not just humans who are having their schedules disrupted due to widespread stay-at-home orders. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil, V07, talked to Shari Small at WBZ NewsRadio about how the new norm is affecting our pets.

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Can Pets Get COVID-19?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

There have been news reports that two dogs (both in Hong Kong) and two cats (one in Belgium and one in Hong Kong) tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, but there were no clear clinical… Read More

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COVID-19 and Your Pet’s Nutritional Health

Monday, March 30th, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has understandably thrown ours and our pets’ lives into flux. We of the Clinical Nutrition team are here to help provide some answers to help keep you and your pet safe.

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