June 2013 Issue

foster-hospitalTufts Foster Hospital Named New England’s Only Level One Trauma Center for Small Animals

As a Level One Veterinary Trauma Center, Tufts Foster Hospital has high-level specialists and equipment are available for incoming emergencies 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

TickTick Talk: What can I do to protect my pet and family from ticks?

Tick season is upon us. Dr. Michael Stone, an internist at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals, answers a client’s question about how to manage the nasty critters. learn more

Car Heat DangersCar heat dangers:  Knowing the facts can save your pet’s life

On a welcome spring day, with the temperature no more than 70 degrees, a dog owner heads out on errands with his dog. Find out how dangerous this can be.

Clinical StudiesClinical Studies:  Know the Facts!

Tufts veterinary specialists not only treat some of the region’s most challenging medical issues, but also work hard to push the boundaries of medical discovery pursuing new medicines, innovative surgical techniques and treatment methods to ensure future advancements in veterinary medicine and ultimately a better quality of life for the animals and human beings. Find out more.

Beating the odds: Honey’s inspirational story of survival

Honey, looked droopy-eyed, was attempting to vomit unsuccessfully, and had a misshapen belly, Cindy Tingle immediately thought of what had likely killed Emma, her old Gordon setter—bloat.  Read Honey’s story.

meet-er-teamMeet the Emergency and Critical Care Team at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals

At the Emergency Service and Intensive Care Unit at Foster Hospital for Small Animals, we provide compassionate care for critically ill dogs and cats 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a walk-in basis.

er-storyHow to know when to bring your family pet to the ER

We field a lot of questions about when to bring an animal to the emergency room. “Trust your instincts and don’t delay in bringing your pet in,” answers Dr. Claire Sharp of Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals. “In general, if you’re worried your pet needs to be seen, your pet needs to be seen.”