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Lameness Evaluation

Pain and/or restricted movement are the most common causes of gait abnormalities or lameness.

The Hospital for Large Animals at the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts provides a comprehensive range of clinical lameness services that can rapidly and effectively address the orthopedic needs of patients. The faculty and staff have experience with clinical assessments in a broad range of species, including equines and other large animals.

Lameness evaluations take place within the Hospital for Large Animals. An array of sophisticated equipment and services includes:

All of these and more support the highly skilled, board-certified faculty clinicians to diagnose and treat patients. In addition, the digital equipment at the Hospital for Large Animals allows for the easy sharing of data—including X-rays and other images—with clients and their primary veterinarians.

Do you have emergency?

Emergency service at the Hospital for Large Animals is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. After business hours, it is essential to call before your arrival so our staff can prepare what is necessary. The emergency service will take your name and number and a veterinarian will return your call.

Hospital for Large Animals

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University
53 Willard St.
N. Grafton, MA 01536
Fax: 508-839-7931
Pharmacy: 508-887-4850