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Foster Hospital for Small Animals

The Danger of Leaving Pets in the Car

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Did you know that a “beautiful day,” with the right mix of sun/heat/humidity is very harmful to animals left in cars? Cars heat up remarkably fast and put our beloved animals at great risk. Please… Read More

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.

Bad Medicine

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.

The Art of Loving Animals

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sculptor Merrilyn Marsh draws her inspiration from the human-animal bond.

Hope and Happiness on the Oncology Service

Friday, April 28th, 2017

While some people have the misconception that working in the Oncology Department is sad, Sarah Schiff, V18, found it to be a place of hope and happiness. Source:

Vocational Ed for Animal Lovers

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The nation’s first on-the-job veterinary assistant program trains high schoolers and vet students at Tufts while delivering low-cost care It was a Wednesday afternoon in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a busy veterinary clinic was humming, thanks… Read More

Cancer Genetics

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers.