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A Surgical First

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Ziggy is now back home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

Not Just for Humans Anymore

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

When Rex initially collapsed, his owners were concerned that either cancer had recurred or arthritis in his shoulder was to blame. Diagnostic testing revealed that it was neither cancer nor arthritis.

Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer

Friday, January 12th, 2018

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) A clinical drug trial for lymphoma in dogs, currently enrolling at Cummings School, has shown promising results in the treatment of the disease. Drs. Cheryl London and Abbey Sadowski were interviewed for… Read More

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.

TV channel goes to the dogs

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

USA Today Nicholas Dodman consulted on the development of a new television station meant to stimulate the minds of dogs. http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2014/05/17/dogtv-keeps-pets-company/9124011/