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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

After growing up on a dairy farm in rural Vermont, Emily von Gal was pretty sure she didn’t want to work with large animals. Now, having spent the last 10 years as a CVT at the Hospital for Large Animals, she loves what she does. That has a lot to do with the animals, and types of animals she works with.

Guidelines For Safely Trailering Your Horse

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

HAVE THE TRAILER IN GOOD REPAIR Making sure your trailer is in good shape will not only ensure the safety of your horse, but also the life of the trailer. Be sure to complete the… Read More

Caring for the Equine Athletes

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Ultrasound is used widely in small animal medicine for detecting things like intestinal blockages and tumors or assessing heart function. But very few academic veterinary medical centers have a large animal ultrasound service. At Cummings School, Dr. Wade Tenney saw an opportunity. “You can ultrasound just about anything on a horse, besides the hoof,” he says.

Wade Tenney

The Old Gray Mare

Monday, March 18th, 2013

In some ways, she’s even better than she used to be, now that advances in geriatric equine medicine are helping horses live longer, healthier lives

Willow, the Bum-kneed Reindeer

Monday, December 17th, 2012

She’ll be in Santa’s lineup next year thanks to an orthopedic surgeon at the Cummings School