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  • Clinical Case Challenge: Cardiology (Dog) Case description:
    “Sadie”, an 11-year-old female Pit Bull, presented to the Cardiology Service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals for further evaluation and treatment of a cardiac mass and signs of persistent right-sided congestive heart failure(RCHF). Sadie had previously been treated with standard doses of furosemide and pimobendan. Previous three-view thoracic radiographs at Tufts VETS showed …

Success Stories

  • Caring Hearts Join Mission to Save Gidget When they say good things come in small packages, Maria Rodrigues could not agree more. She would also tell you she is extremely grateful. Grateful not only to have a loving family, which includes her new addition Gidget, a Papillon and Yorkie mix, but also grateful to have had the caring staff at Foster Hospital …
  • The miraculous story of Kris Pellerin Kris, a coonhound was brought back to life, thanks to the care, teamwork and timing of staff at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Today he is alive, well and deeply cherished by his grateful family.
  • Anesthesia Team the “Unsung Heroes” for this Older Pet In spite of what many may think, anesthesia can be safely administered in older pets provided proper steps are taken by the veterinary team. For Herman, a 16-½-year-old dachshund, Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical center demonstrated that it is indeed possible and owner Susan Buttrick can’t be happier. Cheryl Blaze, …
  • Pacemaker Brings Dozer Back to Life: The Story of a Now ‘Bionic Pup’ When Stephanie and her husband left New England for a relaxing Caribbean cruise, the last thing they expected was for Dozer to land in the Critical Care Unit a day later. Dozer was brought to Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University by Stephanie’s parents who were …

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At Your Service

  • At Your Service: Cardiology The clinical cardiology service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals is a full-service team comprised of two board-certified cardiologists, two cardiology residents, and one full-time cardiology technician, dedicated to providing advanced diagnostics and treatment options and excellence in patient care. We are happy to evaluate animals with suspected or known cardiac disease, including animals …
  • At Your Service: Interdisciplinary Team An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Hepatobiliary Disease
    At the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School Veterinary Medicine, we rely heavily on a talented team of veterinary specialists to help treat small animals with hepatobiliary disease.  Often times, diagnosing hepatobiliary disease is a complicated process given the liver’s wide-ranging role in digestion, intermediary metabolism and …

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