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Articles tagged: vomiting

Ferret with a History of Vomiting

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Background: A one-year-old 0.62-kg (1.4-lb) spayed female ferret, Beyoncé, was referred to Foster Hospital for Small Animals for evaluation of a five-day history of vomiting. The ferret had been examined by the referring veterinarian 3… Read More

2 buttons removed from a ferret's abdomen

Common Household Dangers to Your Pets

Friday, February 13th, 2015

We have all been there, experienced the sinking feeling that accompanies the moment we realize our beloved family pet ingests a potentially dangerous toxin. Some common toxins include: chocolate, xylitol, (a sugar alternative), human medications, certain plants, rodenticides and antifreeze. You should always seek veterinary care if you suspect your pet has eaten any of these products, read on to learn more about common household dangers.

Kirby

Friday, October 24th, 2014

As the saying goes, life can change in an instant. For Priscilla Doel that moment came in July 2012 when she noticed that her 6-year-old Wheaten Terrier, Kirby, had blood in his urine.

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

Liver Fix

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Non-invasive treatment corrects dog’s birth defect. Liver shunt, a birth defect that occurs when a blood vessel important for liver function does not close, causes and treatments.