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CSI: Animal Abuse

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

“Often an animal is a much more effective way for an abuser to control the people in their household than threatening them directly,” says Nida Intarapanich, who received the national Merial Veterinary Scholar award for her work.

Diabetes in Your Pet

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

What is diabetes? In veterinary medicine, there are two types of diabetes mellitus: Type I DM and Type II DM. Type I occurs when the body doesn’t make enough insulin, a hormone that is produced… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Animal Behavior Clinic (Dog)

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Case Description A 2.5-year-old miniature dachshund named Otto, presented to the Animal Behavior Clinic at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University for the sudden onset of aggression to his owners. The aggression consisted… Read More

A Very Thirsty Guinea Pig

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Jennifer Graham, head of the Cummings School’s zoological companion animal medicine department, responds to a reader’s question about her parched guinea pig.