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An Eye for Assistance

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Service animals need to see well to do their jobs, and that’s where free eye exams at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center come in They can’t tell the veterinarian which way the “E” is facing or… Read More

Dog on her Way to Recovery after Spinal Stroke

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

When Blitzen, a 9-year-old Border Collie/Australian Shepherd, returned to her house from outside dragging her hind legs, her owner immediately sought medical help from Foster Hospital.

Clinical Case Challenge: Blepharospasm of the Right Eye

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

History An 8-year-old spayed female Boxer was presented for a 3-week history of blepharospasm in the right eye. Her primary care veterinarian had initially diagnosed a corneal ulcer and prescribed neomycin/bacitracin/polymyxin ophthalmic ointment. The ulcer… Read More

No Excuse to Hibernate

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Jonathan Babyak, V09, an emergency veterinarian at Tufts, provides some winter dog-walking tips.

The Grief Counselor Is In

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Three questions for Eric Richman, Cummings School’s first veterinary social worker.

When Anti-Vaxxers Go to the Vet

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

To counteract misinformation about vaccines, veterinarians share the latest dos and don’ts for your pets.