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Helping a Beloved Dog Breed

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Boxers are prone to heart disease, but veterinary cardiologists are researching clues that may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment. Read full article here: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/mending-hearts-beloved-dog-breed

Mending the Hearts of a Beloved Dog Breed

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Boxers are prone to heart disease, but veterinary cardiologists at Cummings School are researching clues that may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/mending-hearts-beloved-dog-breed

Not Just for Humans Anymore

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

When Rex initially collapsed, his owners were concerned that either cancer had recurred or arthritis in his shoulder was to blame. Diagnostic testing revealed that it was neither cancer nor arthritis.

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.

Pacemaker Brings Dozer Back to Life: The Story of a Now ‘Bionic Pup’

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

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 taking care of him at the time. Dozer’s condition was touch and go, a dramatic difference from a couple days before.

Clinical Case Challenge: Cardiology (Dog)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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… Read More