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Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

Effects of anti-angiogenic therapy in feline oral squamous cell carcinoma

The cancer that most commonly affects the mouth of cats is called oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).  This cancer is common and responds poorly to treatment.  The average life expectancy for cats diagnosed with this cancer is approximately six-months.  Cats may exhibit a number of problems as a result of OSCC, including a swelling in Read More

Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

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. As in human health, participation in veterinary clinical trials is on a volunteer basis. As an academic veterinary medical center, the Read More

Monitoring Equine Leg Skin Temperature During Exercise and Rehabilitation

Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the correlations between skin temperature at various locations on the leg and the potential change with injury to a soft tissue structure. Inclusion Criteria: The horses must have no prior disease or injury other than their current tendon/ligament injury. The horses must also be Hunter/Jumper competition horses. Read More

Fleas and your pet in the hospital

We are sometimes asked whether a pet could acquire fleas while hospitalized. This informational flyer is intended to help you understand fleas and their control and treatment.

Second Opinion at Tufts Saves Shayla’s Life

They say big things come in small packages. Well, you can say the same for big diseases. Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis or GME is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, which effects many small breed dogs and one which very few people know anything about. When Veronica was asked to tell her story about Shayla, Read More