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Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Vince’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Ian Brooks cared for Vince, the American toad, beginning at the tadpole stage and was charmed by his developing personality. So he was especially concerned when a rectal prolapse became visible. Dr. Jennifer Graham, who specializes in exotic animals, came to the little guy’s rescue. And she determined that the little guy was, in fact, a girl.

Luna’s Story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Ovarian cysts are quite common in guinea pigs, occurring in 66–75% of female guinea pigs between 3 months and 5 years of age, with middle-aged pigs most commonly affected.

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

Jessica Leonard, CVT

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Jessica has been at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals in the Zoological Companion Animal Medicine (ZCAM) for one and a half years. Although she never attended veterinary school, she got her training “on-the-job” and… Read More

National Veterinarian Technician Week

Ask the Vet: Questions about Exotic Pets

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Questions about exotic pets answered by Dr. Jennifer Graham 1. My rabbit or guinea pig is not eating – what is wrong? Rabbits, guinea pigs, and chinchillas should be eating and pooping regularly. Any decreased… Read More

Specialty spotlight: Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Meet the Zoological Companion Animal Medicine Team at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals Jennifer Graham, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ACZM Dr. Jennifer Graham is board-certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in avian… Read More

Jubi’s story

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Name:  Jubi Age and breed:  17-year-old large African Grey Parrot Medical challenge:  Jubi arrived at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals emergency room because he had been straining to and screaming when attempting to defecate.… Read More

At Your Service: Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Zoological Companion Animal Medicine (ZCAM) provides emergency and critical care for avian and exotic pets available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Wellness examinations and routine care are also provided. The ZCAM clinicians… Read More