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A Lot to Chew On

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Dental Week helps prepare veterinary students to meet the needs of future patients.

Stock photo of dachshund dog with a toothbrush on a light background

Mexico City, DVM

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New country, new language, new opportunities in veterinary medicine. Alumna Michelle Stewart shares her experience moving from Washington D.C, to Mexico City. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/01/mexico-city-dvm/

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

A healthy mouth equals a happy rabbit

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? A healthy mouth makes for a happy pet but it is not just dogs and cats who benefit from strong choppers. Rabbits and guinea pigs have special dental needs to consider as well. Dr. Jennifer Graham, assistant professor of zoological companion animal medicine, provides tips for pet owners on how to keep these pint-sized smiles healthy.

Sungold the Rabbit

National Pet Dental Health Month

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Periodontal disease is the most common disease of dogs and cats, yet is too often underdiagnosed and treated. This can lead to tooth loss and other medical issues from the chronic infection and the immune system response. Brushing teeth daily can help avoid periodontal disease and lead to healthier longevity for pets.