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Hundreds of skin diseases affect our animal companions, making their diagnosis and management both frustrating and challenging. The Dermatology Service at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals is led by board-certified veterinary dermatologists with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, coat, ear and nail problems including allergic skin disease, autoimmune/immune-mediated skin disorders, infectious and parasitic skin diseases, genetic skin and coat diseases, and acute and chronic ear diseases in all species. Continue reading

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The Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals focuses on individualized weight loss programs with careful monitoring to help pets become slimmer, happier and healthier. Weight management can be very challenging and time-consuming, especially if patients have comorbidities that require additional nutritional modification. We specialize in weight loss plans for patients that  have previously failed on other plans, weight loss plans for pets with special dietary needs, complicated situations including multi-pet or multi-owner households, and above all, personalized care and guidance for owners and veterinarians to help patients achieve and maintain optimal weight. Continue reading

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The Diagnostic Imaging Section within the Foster Hospital of Small Animals is comprised of a highly- experienced group of six board certified veterinary radiologists, five radiology residents-in-training and 11 technicians. Our team of diagnostic imaging specialists is the largest in the northeastern United States and is equipped with Kodak-Carestream CR radiography, digital fluoroscopy, Philips iU22 and HDI 5000 ultrasound machines, Enhanced Technologies nuclear medicine camera, Toshiba Aquillion 16 slice CT and Siemens 1.5T Symphony MRI scanner.

Tufts radiologists also offer an image consultation service to veterinarians (for more details please contact our section assistant, Carol O’Day, at 508-839-7941 or Carol.ODay@tufts.edu). Continue reading

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The Clinical Nutrition Service of the Foster Hospital for Small Animals offers in person and telephone appointments to pet owners and case consultations to veterinarians throughout the country. Common services the Clinical Nutrition Service provides are:

  • Optimal commercial diet selection
  • Nutritional plans for pets with medical conditions such as kidney disease, heart disease, cancer and gastrointestinal disease
  • Assistance with nutritional management of pets with multiple medical conditions
  • Assisted (tube) feeding programs
  • Customized home-cooked diet formulations Continue reading