The article discusses a study by Vicky Yang, Andy Hoffman and others from Cummings School’s Department of Clinical Sciences that found important biomarkers in extracellular vesicles in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.
Stem cell studies of the heart-valve disease in dogs could benefit humans, too Patricia Galipeau was stunned to learn her dog, Mickey, was in congestive heart failure after his vet referred him to the Foster… Read More
For the Lewis family of Salem, New Hampshire, Zoey, their Yellow Labrador, was their third child, but the first puppy they would raise. Born in February 2006, Zoey was adopted through the Humane Society in Sharon, MA when she was eight weeks old.
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.