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  • Clinical Case Challenge: Orthopedic Surgery (Dog) Minimally Invasive Surgery Case Challenge
    Shanti Jha, DVM, Resident in small animal surgery
    Michael Kowaleski, DVM, DACVS, Associate Professor of Surgery
    Background: Boomer, a 7 year old, CM chocolate Labrador retriever was evaluated to determine the cause of chronic right forelimb lameness of 3 months duration.  The lameness was not responsive to medical management consisting of rest 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 …
  • Kyser’s Story Kyser recovered from a potentially fatal lower back injury and is back on all four paws.
  • Huck’s story Veterinarians usually see cases of hip dysplasia in very young dogs or middle-aged ones when arthritis sets in but symptoms can worsen at any age.
  • 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 …
  • KaChing’s Story Dr. Harpreet Singh, a resident of small animal surgery at the Cummings School, explained the case of a herniated disc near his mid-spine, which caused his spinal cord to compress.

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At Your Service

  • Meet the FHSA Orthopedic Surgery Team Tufts orthopedic surgeons are exposed to a robust case load. In fact, we are routinely called up to work on challenging and complex problems. Whether your dog has a rare orthopedic issue, or a more common ailment, we have the expertise to diagnose and treat the problem with the latest equipment, the experience to perform …

Client Education

  • What to Expect: Surgery Learn more about what to expect when you visit the Orthopedic Surgery Service or the Soft Tissue Surgery Service.
  • 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 …
  • KaChing’s Story Dr. Harpreet Singh, a resident of small animal surgery at the Cummings School, explained the case of a herniated disc near his mid-spine, which caused his spinal cord to compress.
  • Meet the FHSA Orthopedic Surgery Team Tufts orthopedic surgeons are exposed to a robust case load. In fact, we are routinely called up to work on challenging and complex problems. Whether your dog has a rare orthopedic issue, or a more common ailment, we have the expertise to diagnose and treat the problem with the latest equipment, the experience to perform …
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