To treat dogs with shattered facial bones, veterinary orthopedist Randy Boudrieau has taken a page from human medicine, using titanium plates narrower than a pencil to repair the fractures.
Safe Rodent Control
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tightened the restrictions for the use of household rodent poisons. The new regulations limit the use of anticoagulant rodenticides.
Consoling a Grieving Pet Owner
Claire Sharp, a faculty advisor to the Pet Loss Support Hotline at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, responds to a reader’s question about what to say to someone who has lost a beloved pet.
Pets don’t have to read an eye chart to keep a driver’s license or don prescription glasses to see the tiny text on a smartphone. But they still need eye care. In fact, animals experience many of the same eye problems that people do, including cataracts, glaucoma and injuries to the cornea.