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Clinical Case Studies

  • Clinical Case Challenge: Diagnostic Imaging (Dog) History
    An 8 year-old spayed female Golden Retriever was referred to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals with a three-week history of right forelimb lameness. On physical examination the dog would not bear weight on the affected leg when standing and a toe touching lameness was present when walking. Pain was elicited with light palpation of …

Success Stories

  • Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending Oliver’s case is a true testament to the teamwork and collaboration that happen every day at Foster Hospital for Small Animals. Drs. John Berg and Harpreet Singh, soft tissue surgery specialists, in conjunction with radiologists Drs. Dominique Pennink, Trisha Oura and Josh Hobbs, and board-certified anesthesiologist Dr. Lois Wetmore were consulted by the ICU team …
  • Oliver’s Story Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending
    For Oliver, it was the quick action by the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ emergency services team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, as well as their effective collaboration with the other specialists, that resulted in a happy ending for this very sad puppy.
    For the Alward …

Research

  • Fighting a Sea Star Die-Off

    Imaging technology could help combat a disease that endangers millions of the ocean’s creatures

    Ocean-dwelling starfish, known more correctly as sea stars, are succumbing in droves to a recently discovered syndrome called sea star wasting disease. Fortunately, Eric Littman, V17, who spent last summer at the Seattle and Vancouver aquariums studying the animals with imaging technology, …

At Your Service

  • 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 …
  • At Your Service: Diagnostic Imaging The Diagnostic Imaging Section within the Foster Hospital of Small Animals is comprised of a highly- experienced group of six board certified veterinary radiologists, five radiology residents-in-training and 11 technicians. Our team of diagnostic imaging specialists is the largest in the northeastern United States and is equipped with Kodak-Carestream CR radiography, digital fluoroscopy, Philips iU22 and HDI 5000 …
  • At Your Service: Oncology Tufts’ Clinical Oncology Team
    The clinical oncology service at Tufts’ Foster Hospital is comprised of veterinary oncologists, residents and technicians who work together as a team.  The oncologists work closely with the surgery service, which has expertise in surgical oncology, as well as with the pathology, diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and pain management services.  Through collaboration with …

Client Education

  • Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending Oliver’s case is a true testament to the teamwork and collaboration that happen every day at Foster Hospital for Small Animals. Drs. John Berg and Harpreet Singh, soft tissue surgery specialists, in conjunction with radiologists Drs. Dominique Pennink, Trisha Oura and Josh Hobbs, and board-certified anesthesiologist Dr. Lois Wetmore were consulted by the ICU team …

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