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Best of Breed

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

Alligator, wild boar, ostrich – oh my!

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Exotic proteins like ostrich, kangaroo, wild boar and alligator are all the rage right now, but are diets containing these ingredients helping your pet or merely hurting your wallet?

What every pet owner should know about food allergies

Friday, January 27th, 2017

“Allergen-free dog food“ touts one product website, while another company advertises “limited ingredient diets”. And the majority of companies that make grain-free diets suggest that they may be helpful for dogs with allergies. How true are these claims, though?

Penny’s Clinical Case Challenge

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Penny, a 12- month -old female spayed Chihuahua mix presented to Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center due to the development of cutaneous nodules, on the groins, abdomen, back and neck. She was adopted from a shelter in Puerto Rico three months prior. Ruby was previously treated with amoxicillin-clavulanic acid for three weeks (15 mg/kg/q 12h, PO) with no signs of improvement.. Penny was referred to the Dermatology service at Foster Hospital for evaluation, testing and treatment options. Penny underwent biopsies along with both bacterial and fungal culture testing. Learn more Penny’s treatment options and her successful outcome.

How to Promote Good Canine Behavior

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Nicholas Dodman discusses treating aggression in pets. Veterinary Practice News March 18, 2016 http://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/how-to-promote-good-canine-behavior/

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.

Heartworm Information

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Heartworm Basics and Prevention: Prevention is the Best Medicine.  Download heartworm information here.