As a pet parent, perhaps one of your greatest fears is that your companion will be diagnosed with a serious illness.Regrettably, cancer is not uncommon, and a cancer diagnosis can be heart-wrenching. While it’s important to accept the emotions you may be experiencing, you need to recognize that there is life beyond diagnosis.
Petrifying? Dressed to the nine lives? Which companion animal will win the coveted title of best Halloween costume? The rewards, while practical and tasty, are modest: $15 and $10 gift cards to be spent at the Elms Café on Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Grafton campus. But competition in the café’s fifth annual Halloween Pet …
Trials for osteosarcoma and solid tumors enrolling at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University for eligible canine candidates GRAFTON, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—Two studies into deadly cancers in dogs are now underway, offered through the newly formed Clinical Trials Office at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University. Dogs with spontaneous osteosarcoma, as well as …
Lisa Freeman, J86, V91, N96, head of the veterinary nutrition service at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, fills us in I hear from owners—and vets—all the time that they’ve added pumpkin to a dog or cat’s diet to increase the fiber. Dog and cats don’t require any fiber in their diets. But it can help with …
Cummings School’s clinics treat 80,000-plus patients a year, while training the veterinarians of the future.
Dr. Deborah Linder was quoted in an article on pet obesity appearing in The New York Times on August 2, 2018. The piece includes her comments on how veterinarians assess whether or not an animal is overweight and also calls attention to the challenge of pet owners equating food with love when caring for their animals.
Creating better animal models may help pregnant women—and support children exposed to opioids in utero.
Ziggy is now back home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
Through the Professorship Partnership Challenge, generous donors help Tufts attract world-class talent.
Veterinary pharmacists bring a love of animals to a critical role at Cummings School.