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The Hidden Dangers of Xylitol to Your Dog

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Did you know that many common household items (sugarless gum, candy, even some peanut butter) contain Xylitol, a sugar alcohol which is highly toxic to dogs? Learn more about the dangers of Xylitol and what immediate actions to take should your companion animal ingest the toxin. Swift action matters.

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A clinical assistant professor at Cummings School provides a few simple steps you can take to lessen the chances that your pet will become infected.

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Heartworm Information

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Heartworm Basics and Prevention: Prevention is the Best Medicine.  Download heartworm information here.

Tufts at Tech Helps Rocky Heal

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Rocky’s owner couldn’t afford the care her husky needed. Then she found out about Tufts at Tech, which offers provides low-cost care for family pets within Central Massachusetts’ underserved communities. Dr. Casey Connors (V15) determined a diagnosis that saved Rocky and taught the young veterinary students invaluable lessons.

Tess Gannaway ’16

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Hometown: Providence, RI Education: B.A in Biology, Barnard College I fell in love with Tufts the very first time I stepped onto campus. On paper Tufts was a perfect fit for me: It was close to my… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Internal Medicine (Cat)

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Case Description Harry, a 9-year-old male castrated FIV positive, DSH cat, presented to the Internal Medicine Service at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University for a 5-month… Read More

At Your Service: Internal Medicine/Diabetes Care

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Foster Hospitals team of internal medicine specialists treats medical issues affecting major body systems, from endocrine, kidney, urinary, gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas, and respiratory system as well as infectious diseases. Although many of our internal medicine… Read More