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Claire Sharp

An S.O.S. for Australian Wildlife

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Wildfires are ravaging the continent’s wild marsupials and other animals—Cummings School alumni are on the ground helping

Humane Society International’s Kelly Donithan, VG12, giving water to a koala bear as part of the disaster relief from the fires in Australia

How do I console my mother, whose beloved elderly cat recently passed away?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Memories of a long, happy life together can comfort us and make us smile after a pet dies. People often think there is a “right” thing to say when talking to someone whose pet has died. But really, all that most grieving pet owners need is someone who listens and understands that they are sad.

The miraculous story of Kris Pellerin

Friday, April 10th, 2015

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.

The Genetics of Bloat

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Bloat is the number one killer of Great Danes. Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly disease

Heal Thyself

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Stem cell therapy holds promise for treating many incurable diseases in pets and people