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Resection of a Large Skull Mass in a Golden Retriever

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Dominik Faissler, Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVN Background A 5.6-year-old, neutered male, Golden Retriever presented for a one-week history with a firm mass on the right side of the head. The mass was non-painful and… Read More

Spider Monkey Mission

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.

Equine Clinical Case Challenge: Intermittent Hematuria

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

History A 16-year-old pony gelding presented for evaluation of intermittent hematuria.  The pony was reported to be previously healthy and exhibited a normal appetite and water consumption at home.  The hematuria was first noted several… Read More

Cystoscopy with a large urolith partially immersed in a pool of urine

Nasopharyngeal Polyps in Cats

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Once a definitive diagnosis is made, there are two ways to remove these aggravating polyps — but it depends on how advanced the signs are. Here’s why.

Love, After First Bites

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Nothing prepared the Devols for the Cujo-like behavior of their dachshund Otto. The sweet puppy they brought home had morphed into a snapping, snarling dog 18 months later.

Otto the Dachshund

Hospital for Large Animals Gives Colt Second Chance at Life

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

On March 1, 2015, Carina Nistico welcomed “Prince” into the world. From the moment the Thoroughbred colt was born, Carina knew he was going to be a special horse. “He had such a silly, curious attitude about him and loved any kind of attention,” she says.

Oliver’s Story

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending For Oliver, it was the quick action by the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ emergency services team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, as well… Read More