Ask the Vet: A Stinky Situation

What we should an owner do when a dog or cat has a run-in with a skunk?

Animal Acupuncture

A clinical assistant professor who teaches anatomy at Cummings School discusses how acupuncture can help animals with acute and chronic conditions.

Radiation to the Rescue

Radiation oncology came to the rescue of a rescue black Lab with anal sac adenocarcinoma, which is similar to rectal cancer in people.

Going to the Dogs (And Cats)

When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot in common with our pets. Diet also plays a role in our shared ailments, such as heart disease. Researchers across the university are looking at what nutrition research could learn from companion animals.

Should You Be Worried About Dog Flu?

With the large outbreak of canine influenza in the Midwest making headlines, many pet owners are understandably worried about the disease. The virus has reportedly sickened more than 1,000 dogs and killed at least five pets in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana. Canine influenza, or “dog flu,” is caused by a relatively new virus.

Anesthesia Team the "Unsung Heroes" for this Older Pet

Herman, a 16-1/2-year old dachshund, presented to Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University by his owner Susan Buttrick when he was not able to move his hind legs.

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 this very sad puppy.

Ever Wonder?

Have you ever wondered why dogs bark? Watch Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil explain in the Tufts University Ever Wonder? series.

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Your Dog

Your Dog

A monthly nationally-circulated newsletter for caring dog owners presenting canine medical and behavioral information. All published articles are reviewed by board members who are affiliated with Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and its hospitals.

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What to Expect

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

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