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Feeding pets with cancer

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Many pet owners change their pets diets after a diagnosis of cancer. But which changes are likely to be effective versus which ones may cause more harm than good?

Reflections on 1st Year

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Looking back on her first year, Cummings Voices rep, Jessica Hammer, V20, reflects on some lessons learned. Source:

Comparing nutrient levels between two pet foods

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Frustrated by trying to compare nutrients between different foods? Try our convenient calculator so you can more accurately compare the amount of a nutrient in canned and dry pet foods and treats.

The War Against ‘Goat Plague’

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

NPR Goat plague (also known as peste des petits ruminants) eradication efforts by Cummings faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Mariner and collaborators at University of Florida. Read full article here:

Speaking Engagements & Media appearances – Jan-July 2017

Friday, August 4th, 2017

All three of us frequently speak at continuing education conferences for other veterinarians, present our research at scientific meetings, and give interviews to the media. Here are some of our more recent speaking engagements and media appearances.

Dear Doctor: Call of the Wild

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

I have a wonderful five-year-old cat that I rescued from the streets when she was a kitten.

You Are What You Eat – Providing a Good Diet History

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

It’s important to be able to provide your veterinary care team with detailed information about what you feed your pet so that they can make the best recommendations for your pet. Here are the things that are important, and not important, to include in a thorough diet history for your pet.

Tufts Researchers Find First Genomic Biomarkers in Extracellular Vesicles

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The article discusses a study by Vicky Yang, Andy Hoffman and others from Cummings School’s Department of Clinical Sciences that found important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.