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Articles tagged: zoological companion animal medicine

Don’t Feed Snacks to the Ducks and Geese!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Tufts Veterinary Specialists Caution on Danger of Feeding Inappropriate Snacks to Ducks and Geese Ms. Cindy Thomas-Griffith, a long-standing client, has been receiving her veterinary care at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for more than 25 years. With… Read More

Better Diagnostic Imaging for Pet Rabbits

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

New study shows that GI ultrasounds may reveal source of life-threatening illness for rabbits Gastrointestinal issues are the most common emergency that brings pet rabbits—the third most popular companion small mammal in the U.S.—to the… Read More

Get the Lead Out

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Best practices for keeping your backyard chickens and family lead-safe.

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Diagnosing Renal Disease in Rabbits – Clinical Case Challenge

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Renal disease is commonly seen in rabbits, but often can be underdiagnosed or mistaken for other conditions. Since the causes can vary, a veterinarian will first want to rule out some other potential causes for the rabbit’s symptoms, including lymphoma, abscesses, or other types of kidney infections. In the case of Edison, a three- and- a half-year-old, male neutered rabbit; the primary referring veterinarian (rDVM) was instrumental in providing baseline diagnostics that led to the clinical diagnosis and successful treatment plan.

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Vince’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Ian Brooks cared for Vince, the American toad, beginning at the tadpole stage and was charmed by his developing personality. So he was especially concerned when a rectal prolapse became visible. Dr. Jennifer Graham, who specializes in exotic animals, came to the little guy’s rescue. And she determined that the little guy was, in fact, a girl.

A healthy mouth equals a happy rabbit

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? A healthy mouth makes for a happy pet but it is not just dogs and cats who benefit from strong choppers. Rabbits and guinea pigs have special dental needs to consider as well. Dr. Jennifer Graham, assistant professor of zoological companion animal medicine, provides tips for pet owners on how to keep these pint-sized smiles healthy.

Sungold the Rabbit

Specialty spotlight: Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Meet the Zoological Companion Animal Medicine Team at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals Jennifer Graham, DVM, Dipl. ABVP, Dipl. ACZM Dr. Jennifer Graham is board-certified through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in avian… Read More

At Your Service: Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Zoological Companion Animal Medicine (ZCAM) provides emergency and critical care for avian and exotic pets available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Wellness examinations and routine care are also provided. The ZCAM clinicians… Read More