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The miraculous story of Kris Pellerin

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Kris, a coonhound was brought back to life, thanks to the care, teamwork and timing of staff at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Today he is alive, well and deeply cherished by his grateful family.

Liver Fix

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Non-invasive treatment corrects dog’s birth defect. Liver shunt, a birth defect that occurs when a blood vessel important for liver function does not close, causes and treatments.

Pacemaker Brings Dozer Back to Life: The Story of a Now ‘Bionic Pup’

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

When Stephanie and her husband left New England for a relaxing Caribbean cruise, the last thing they expected was for Dozer to land in the Critical Care Unit a day later. Dozer was brought to Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University by Stephanie’s parents who were taking care of him at the time. Dozer’s condition was touch and go, a dramatic difference from a couple days before.

Clinical Case Challenge: Cardiology (Dog)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Case description: “Sadie”, an 11-year-old female Pit Bull, presented to the Cardiology Service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals for further evaluation and treatment of a cardiac mass and signs of persistent right-sided congestive heart… Read More

At Your Service: Cardiology

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

The clinical cardiology service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals is a full-service team comprised of two board-certified cardiologists, two cardiology residents, and one full-time cardiology technician, dedicated to providing advanced diagnostics and treatment… Read More

At Your Service: Interdisciplinary Team

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Hepatobiliary Disease At the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School Veterinary Medicine, we rely heavily on a talented team of veterinary specialists to help treat small… Read More