Imaging technology could help combat a disease that endangers millions of the ocean’s creatures Ocean-dwelling starfish, known more correctly as sea stars, are succumbing in droves to a recently discovered syndrome called sea star wasting disease. Fortunately, Eric Littman, V17, who spent last summer at the Seattle and Vancouver aquariums ... read more
Background When Oliver, a 4-1/2-month-old golden retriever puppy arrived at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University, he had been vomiting for two days after breaking into the trash can. “You could tell he wanted to lie down, but couldn’t; he was stretching ... read more
Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending For Oliver, it was the quick action by the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ emergency services team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, as well as their effective collaboration with the other specialists, that resulted in a happy ending for ... read more
Denise is the Senior Technician of the Diagnostic Imaging/Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound Department at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals. She has been in the department for seven years. She said that from very early on she has always been around and involved with animals. Denise realized that animals ... read more
An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Hepatobiliary Disease At the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School Veterinary Medicine, we rely heavily on a talented team of veterinary specialists to help treat small animals with hepatobiliary disease. Often times, diagnosing hepatobiliary disease is a complicated process given the liver’s wide-ranging ... read more
History An 8 year-old spayed female Golden Retriever was referred to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals with a three-week history of right forelimb lameness. On physical examination the dog would not bear weight on the affected leg when standing and a toe touching lameness was present when walking. Pain ... read more
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