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Recent Publications – July 2016

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

One of the more important parts of working at a university is sharing your knowledge with others. All three of us regularly publish research papers in scientific journals and write chapters in textbooks for other veterinarians. Below is a list of some of our more recent papers and chapters.

Grain-Free Diets – Big on marketing, Small on truth

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Are you feeding a grain-free diet to your pet? Grain-free diets are one of the largest growing segments of the pet food market right now. More and more pet owners are reaching for these diets, which are billed as more natural for pets and less likely to cause health problems and allergies.

Feline Hazards Heat Up in Summer

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Tips from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for keeping your cat safe and happy Keeping your kitty out of mischief is a daily duty, but owners have to be extra vigilant during the summer, when… Read More

Five Ways to Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Cats don’t feel its effects, but the bacteria can cause real problems for dogs Lyme disease is transmitted to people, dogs and cats when a deer tick infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi attaches itself… Read More

Dogs: To Hug or Not to Hug

Monday, May 9th, 2016

The answer is that it depends on the circumstances—there is no blanket rule There’s been a lot of discussion recently about whether it is a good or bad thing to hug a dog. Does the… Read More

Girl hugs beagle

Lick the Habit

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

What’s behind this common bonding behavior

Dog licking owner's face

Sight Savers

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Tabby undergoes corneal graft surgery on both eyes

Musetta the tabby