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Articles tagged: Dominik Faissler

Resection of a Large Skull Mass in a Golden Retriever

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Dominik Faissler, Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVN Background A 5.6-year-old, neutered male, Golden Retriever presented for a one-week history with a firm mass on the right side of the head. The mass was non-painful and… Read More

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ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patients

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Researchers at Cummings School are working with leading ALS experts at University of Massachusetts Medical School to try to identify new therapies to treat Canine Degenerative Myelopathy, the dog version of ALS. In this NBC Boston story, researchers from Cummings talk about a current canine clinical trial and highlight one of the patients who is enrolled, Greta the boxer.

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.

Fighting canine ALS

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

“Giving these pets another one-and-a-half to two years of life would be a major success,” Dominik Faissler said. “Better yet, we’d be doing something for dogs that at the same time contributes to human medicine.”