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Zoological Companion Animal Service


Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

About Zoological Companion Animal Service

Zoological Companion Animal Medicine (ZCAM) provides:

  • Emergency and critical care for avian and exotic pets available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Board-certified veterinarian with years of experience treating numerous exotic species, including birds, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, rodents, special small mammals (such as chinchillas or hedgehogs), reptiles, and amphibians
  • Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine Service: two dedicated clinicians and a dedicated, certified technician.
  • Specifically-designed general wards for care of avian and exotic patients including avian incubators, oxygen cages, and specialty reptile hospital caging. 24/7 video and audio patient monitoring available in ZCAM ward.
  • Specialists in surgery, radiology, critical care, nutrition, and internal medicine assist in providing in-depth case management for special species

Services include endoscopy, dentistry, radiology, ultrasonography, blood-work testing, avian and exotic animal surgery and advanced diagnostics including infectious disease testing. Advanced imaging such as CT, MRI, fluoroscopy services available for exotic patients.

Advanced Techniques

Our Doctors in Zoological Companion Animal Service

  • Trinita Barboza
    Trinita Barboza
    Assistant Professor, Zoological Companion Animal Medicine
  • Nicole Rose-Aaron Furst
    Nicole Rose-Aaron Furst
    Resident, Zoological Companion Animal Medicine
  • Jennifer Graham
    Jennifer Graham
    Associate Professor, Director Zoological Companion Animal Medicine
  • Lucyanne Megan
    Lucyanne Megan
    Intern, Zoological Companion Animal Medicine, Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
  • Julianne N. Richard
    Julianne N. Richard
    Resident, Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

Do you have emergency?

The Emergency Service at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you and your pet. We serve central Massachusetts as a primary emergency hospital, and New England and beyond for referral of critically ill or injured pets.

Henry & Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University
55 Willard St.
N. Grafton, MA 01536
Fax: 508-839-7951
Pharmacy: 508-887-4850