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Veterinary Technicians

New Foster Hospital Reception Area Open

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Foster Hospital renovation is one big step closer to completion, with a more comfortable and updated reception area officially open for clients and patients, as well as state-of-the-art exam rooms and a reflection garden… Read More

Foster Hospital Exterior

Team Work Makes the Dream Work at Tufts at Tech

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

From a diagnosis of demodicosis, to a neuter with a tutor, there is never a dull moment at Tufts at Tech. Source:

National Veterinary Technician Week 2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Medical Director Dr. Virginia Rentko and Hospital Administrator Rich Harding spread some “Good Humor” at today’s Technician Ice Cream Social. Technicians and staff were treated to ice cream with all the fixins’ as part of… Read More

National Veterinary Technicians Week 2015

Sudden Hind Limb Lameness

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

History: A 10-day-old crossbred filly was referred to the Internal Medicine Service at the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, with a one-day history of sudden hind limb lameness. Case Details:… Read More

Left-Sided Nasal Discharge

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

History: A mild bloody trickle is shown coming from the patient’s left nostril. A 10-year-old gelding presented to the Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for evaluation of left-sided nasal discharge.… Read More

Chronic Intermittent Right Front Lameness

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

History: A 10-year-old Warmblood gelding used for Intermediate Level dressage was referred for evaluation of a chronic intermittent right front (RF) lameness, which had become acutely exacerbated following a recent competition. The lameness failed to… Read More

Patricia (Morrissey) Suomala, CVT, CVPM, CEMT

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Tufts at Tech, Worcester Technical High School. In April of 2012 the Cummings School partnered with Worcester Technical High School and launched the Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic which provides compassionate low-cost veterinary care… Read More

Patricia Suomala

Karen P. Donahue, CVT

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Karen graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and had every intention of working as a Registered Pharmacist. After working a number of years at a retail pharmacy, she found that her family obligations required her… Read More

National Veterinarian Technician Week

Matthew Dann, CVT

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Matthew attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver CO and gradated in 2010. He came to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center in January 2013, working as an anesthesia… Read More