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Clinical Case Challenge: Opthalmology (Dog)

Monday, May 14th, 2012

  Challenge:   The right eye of an 8 year old MC German shepherd presented for an annual recheck of his eyes. The nucleus of the lens is noted to be cloudy bilaterally. The rest… Read More

At Your Service: Ophthalmology

Friday, May 11th, 2012

The Veterinary Comparative Ophthalmology Service at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is staffed by 7 committed and caring individuals.  Attending clinicians include 2 diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO)–both highly skilled… Read More

Eye Is for Invention

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Veterinarian develops device to advance diagnosis and treatment of ophthalmic disease in pets and people

Clinical Case Challenge: Oncology (Dog)

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Cranial Mediastinal Mass in an Old Dog History: An 11 year-old, spayed female Labrador retriever presents for polyuria and polydipsia.  The owners report mild lethargy but the dog is otherwise doing well.  Physical examination reveals… Read More

Inside the ER

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Their stories are heartwarming and heartbreaking, and more than 10,000 of them play out in the emergency room of the Foster Hospital every year

Inside the ER

Clinical Case Challenge: Emergency and Critical Care (Dog)

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Labrador Collapses: What’s Your Diagnosis? History: An eight-year-old, spayed female Labrador retriever presented for evaluation of acute onset of diarrhea and collapse. The owner reported that the dog was completely normal until 3 hours prior to… Read More

Chew on This

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Dental problems like gum disease and cracked teeth affect dogs and cats as much as they do people. Here’s how to help