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Bringing your pet to Cummings Veterinary Medical Center? Find out what you need to bring, about registration, parking and more. Find out more about what to expect.

Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. Find out more about clinical trials with animals.

Did you know veterinary hospitals have practically the same specialists and services as human hospitals? Foster Hospital has everything from critical care specialists to oncologists to internists. Learn more about our services and specialties.

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  • Dear Doctor: Ruining the furniture
    Q. My cat is driving me crazy with the scratching. She has ruined not just upholstered furniture but also the wooden legs on my piano. Would it really be inhumane to have her declawed? She’s a house cat and doesn’t need her nails to defend herself outside. Penelope Ebbing Kansas City, ... read more
  • Dear Doctor: Sexual aggression even though he is neutered
    Q. I have a male cat and a female cat, and normally they get along very well. The female has been spayed and the male neutered, so they kind of get on as brother and sister. Once in a while, though, the male jumps on the back of the female and ... read more
  • How Cat Collars Can Provide Safety
    Indoor-only cats do find ways to escape, so having a collar with current cat tags is critically important. For others, you can provide some outdoor fun by using a cat harness and leash. ... read more
  • Purring Has More Than One Meaning
    Many cat lovers assume felines purr only when they’re content. And while it’s certainly true that a cat basking in the sun, half on her back, might purr as an expression of contentment, she might also purr when she’s afraid or in pain, say, during labor or when she has ... read more
  • Anxious Cat? Try Music
    For fearful or generally anxious cats, calming music may work wonders. ... read more

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