At Your Service: Diagnostic Imaging

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 Continue reading

At Your Service: Nutrition

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

At Your Service: Oncology

Tufts’ Clinical Oncology Team

The clinical oncology service at Tufts’ Foster Hospital is comprised of veterinary oncologists, residents and technicians who work together as a team.  The oncologists work closely with the surgery service, which has expertise in surgical oncology, as well as with the pathology, diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and pain management services.  Through collaboration with these and other specialty services throughout the hospital, the oncology service provides a broad range of options for owners of companion animals with cancer. Continue reading

At Your Service: Ophthalmology

The Veterinary Comparative Ophthalmology Service at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is staffed by 7 committed and caring individuals.  Attending clinicians include 2 diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO)–both highly skilled and board-certified opthalmologists with multi-species competence. Our two residents are participants in the three-year Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology residency program, one of the most highly sought-after programs in country. Continue reading