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Researchers study dogs for clues about cancer treatment side effects

Monday, February 15th, 2021

WCVB Boston Research assistant professor Vicky Yang talks to WCVB Boston about work with Tufts Medical Center to study cancer treatment side effects in dogs and people. Read full article here:

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A Better Way to Screen Cats for Heart Disease

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Training local veterinarians to use ultrasound to screen cats for heart disease could lead to earlier detection, veterinary cardiologists at Cummings School find

veterinarian examing a cat on an exam table

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.

Caring Hearts Join Mission to Save Gidget

Friday, April 10th, 2015

When they say good things come in small packages, Maria Rodrigues could not agree more. She would also tell you she is extremely grateful. Grateful not only to have a loving family, which includes her new addition Gidget, a Papillon and Yorkie mix, but also grateful to have had the caring staff at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine heal Gidget’s teeny little heart. With Gidget’s diagnosis of Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) at only three months old, Maria speaks from her heart about how she knew she had come to the “right place” from the time she had her very first interaction by phone. Read on for this story of care and compassion and hearts joined in a mission for survival.