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Chemotherapy Offers Hope for Families of Companion Pets with Cancer

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

As a pet parent, perhaps one of your greatest fears is that your companion will be diagnosed with a serious illness.Regrettably, cancer is not uncommon, and a cancer diagnosis can be heart-wrenching. While it’s important to accept the emotions you may be experiencing, you need to recognize that there is life beyond diagnosis.

Cancer Side Effect

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Humans could benefit from studies on chemo-related hair loss in pets

Poodles

Radiation to the Rescue

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Radiation oncology came to the rescue of a rescue black Lab with anal sac adenocarcinoma, which is similar to rectal cancer in people.

Babushe

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Imagine a very sweet 14-year-old chocolate lab who shuffles around and looks like he’s a hundred… His owner is crazy in love with him, … and he was diagnosed with lymphoma
Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers we see in the Oncology service

Heal Cesar

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Cesar, a pit bull, was treated successfully for canine lymphoma.

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

Clinical Case Challenge: Diagnostic Imaging (Dog)

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

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… Read More