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Collaborating For A Cure

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Veterinary and human cardiologists at Tufts make the case for studying a heart condition together to accelerate the pace of new treatments.

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

Like Minds

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

The similarities between behavioral disorders in people and animals may lead to breakthroughs in the detection and treatment of autism, OCD and other compulsive disorders.

Where the Heart Is

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Anne and Travis Engen, pictured with their corgis Sally and Owen, support the renovation of the Foster Hospital at Cummings School. The hospital provides comprehensive care, including cancer treatment and emergency surgery.

Pets and Anesthesia

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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

Pacemaker Brings Dozer Back to Life: The Story of a Now ‘Bionic Pup’

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

When Stephanie and her husband left New England for a relaxing Caribbean cruise, the last thing they expected was for Dozer to land in the Critical Care Unit a day later. Dozer was brought to Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University by Stephanie’s parents who were taking care of him at the time. Dozer’s condition was touch and go, a dramatic difference from a couple days before.

Itching to Know

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Advice from Tufts veterinarians on dealing with all things lumpy, bumpy, red and splotchy on your pet’s skin