Background When Brady, an 11-year-old, mixed breed yellow Labrador, presented to his primary care veterinarian with a lump on his right hind leg in May 2014, it did not appear to be anything of concern.… Read More
It can be devastating when your pet receives a poor medical diagnosis. However, the opportunity to participate in a clinical study may help your pet’s outcome. As in human health, clinical studies can provide hope for a better quality of life for your pet while advancing veterinary medicine. Cummings School has many opportunities for companion animals to participate in clinical studies, which allow veterinarians to investigate and develop more effective diagnostic and treatment options for various disease conditions.
CLINICAL TRIAL: Comparative Pharmacokinetics of Gentamicin in Young and Aged Horses Antibiotic Use in the Aged Horse: Do We Need to Adjust Our Treatment? It is well documented as humans age (starting at 65 most… Read More
Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As… Read More
Background Bolt, an eight-year-old German Shepherd was diagnosed in Fall 2012 with perianal fistulas (a painful opening in the skin surrounding the anus). Anal fistulas are very common in this breed of dogs and can… Read More
Tufts veterinary specialists not only treat some of the region’s most challenging medical issues, but also work hard to push the boundaries of medical discovery pursuing new medicines, innovative surgical techniques and treatment methods to… Read More
The Clinical Nutrition Service of the Foster Hospital for Small Animals offers in person and telephone appointments to pet owners and case consultations to veterinarians throughout the country. Common services the Clinical Nutrition Service provides… Read More