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Oliver’s Story

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending For Oliver, it was the quick action by the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ emergency services team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, as well… Read More

An App for Your Pets

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Cummings student heads to veterinary business plan competition with startup idea for tracking animal care

Foster Hospital’ Obesity Clinic for Animals Helps Obese Dog Achieve Healthy Weight

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Just like humans it should come as no surprise that pets too can face weight challenges. For Hobbes’ family, recognizing that their golden retriever was overweight was the first and most important hurdle. Acknowledging that something had to be done for the good of Hobbes’ health was just as important. It was then an easy decision for owner Janet Pellerosi and her family to reach out to the Foster Hospital Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center’s Obesity Clinic for help. In just under a year Hobbes is down 32 pounds with the support and help of Deborah Linder, DVM, DAVCVN, head of the Foster Hospital

Can dogs help kids lose weight?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Health Canal Research on the effect of pets on motivating childhood weight loss, led by Deborah Linder, has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health. This is a Tufts-generated news release. Read full… Read More

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