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Dogs Do Watch TV

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nicholas Dodman advised the creators of “DogTV,” a new cable station aimed at dogs.

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Your Dog Really Is Listening to You

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

While people have long believed their dogs understand what they’re saying, a new study suggests they are processing the meaning and emotion of words in a human-like way.

Cummings in the News

Boom! Boom! Helping Your Dog with Thunderstorm Phobias

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Thunderstorm phobia or anxiety is real and a fairly common problem for many dogs. It can be difficult to watch. Before the first sound of thunder, dogs with thunderstorm phobia become overwhelmed and show physical signs of fear. While thunder is just one of many frightening noises, it is treated a bit differently than other noise phobias. In fact, the fear of thunderstorms may not only be limited to the loud booms associated with them. Learn what causes thunderstorm phobia in dogs and learn how you can help your dog manage this fear.

Melting the ‘dogs and ice cubes’ myth

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Tufts has put out a special notice that there is nothing to the rumor that putting ice in your dog’s water can cause medical complications for them.

Cummings in the News

TV channel goes to the dogs

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

USA Today Nicholas Dodman consulted on the development of a new television station meant to stimulate the minds of dogs. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2014/05/17/dogtv-keeps-pets-company/9124011/

Pets and Anesthesia

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Tufts veterinarians offer advice for navigating the procedure, whether the case is risky or routine