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COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals

Appointments and Referrals


Referrals for Pet Owners

To make an appointment please call  Foster Hospital for Small Animals appointment desk at (508) 839-5395. Appointment hours are normally Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, although the exact hours and days vary with specialty.

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Referring Veterinarians

The standard procedure for referring veterinarians is to contact the hospital via the referring DVM hotline 508-887-4988 or email

 You must complete the referral form. This may be sent with the client or faxed to 508-839-7951.

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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