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Are essential oils dangerous to pets?

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Essential oils can be very dangerous for pets, particularly in their 100 percent concentrated form. And with essential oils’ growing popularity and the use of diffusors and warmers, which release the oils into a home’s air, pets’ risk of exposure increases. Birds are especially sensitive and should never be exposed to essential oils.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.

Better Together

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

How Cheryl London, V90, and clinicians at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center are breaking down silos in cancer research to speed new cures for pets and people.

How Cats Think

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

A veterinary behaviorist and alum explains why cats are so different than dogs—and if that means they love us any less.

Caring for the Caregivers

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Wellness programs surge on campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training.

When Dogs Meet Edibles

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

As marijuana becomes legal in many parts of the U.S., here’s what you need to know about keeping your dog safe.

A Miracle for Moose

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Dialysis helps a puppy survive eating grapes.

Scaredy Cats (and Dogs and More)

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Petrifying? Dressed to the nine lives? Which companion animal will win the coveted title of best Halloween costume? The rewards, while practical and tasty, are modest: $15 and $10 gift cards to be spent at… Read More