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Articles tagged: pets

Can dogs help kids lose weight?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Health Canal Research on the effect of pets on motivating childhood weight loss, led by Deborah Linder, has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health. This is a Tufts-generated news release. Read full… Read More

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Pet Safety Tip: Keep cats away from Easter lilies

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Emergency Room veterinarians at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University are warning pet owners that Easter lilies can cause kidney failure – and often death… Read More

Easter Lily

Animals as Healers

Friday, January 24th, 2014

There’s much more to pet therapy than simply showing up with a friendly dog

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

Doggone DNA

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Veterinarians are studying inherited health problems in pets in an effort to prevent disease in animals and humans