A 17 year- old warmblood show jumper was evaluated on the farm for mild exercise intolerance and prolonged recovery after exercise, which was present despite a decrease in active competition level from upper level to lower level jumper. An irregular rhythm was detected, and the warmblood was referred to Tufts Equine Center at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for cardiac evaluation.
Veterinary pharmacists bring a love of animals to a critical role at Cummings School.
Over 40 years, Cummings School has become an international leader in veterinary medicine. And all it took was buying nearly 600 acres for a dollar, palpating police horses, and performing the occasional surgery by penlight.
When Bettie, a 10-year-old Oldenburg mare was found down with no use of her hind legs her owners knew just where they needed to take the mare for her best chance of survival.
When Benny, a nine-year-old donkey, arrived at a farm animal sanctuary, he quickly became one of the most well-loved animals onsite. But soon after arriving, concerns started growing about his health.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of lameness in horses. While it is incurable, there are effective treatments available to reduce inflammation and pain associated with the disease.
History An 8-year-old spayed female Boxer was presented for a 3-week history of blepharospasm in the right eye. Her primary care veterinarian had initially diagnosed a corneal ulcer and prescribed neomycin/bacitracin/polymyxin ophthalmic ointment. The ulcer was considered healed at recheck based on lack of fluorescein stain retention. When medications were discontinued, symptoms returned, and a …
Tufts veterinarian Rachael Gately has produced three of the last four national champion ewes.
Tufts’ experts in equine sports medicine return an owner to riding her Irish sport horse
Three questions for Eric Richman, Cummings School’s first veterinary social worker.