Suppression of reproductive hormone shown to impact postpartum behavior in rats

Cummings School researchers Bridges, Price publish paper NORTH GRAFTON—It may be well known that hormones play a major role in motherhood but exactly which hormones trigger maternal behaviors has been the professional focus of Cummings School Biomedical Sciences...

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Joins Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Board of Advisors

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass.—August 5, 2014—Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has appointed Jean Hoffman, president and CEO of Putney, Inc., to its Board of Advisors. During her five-year term on the board, Hoffman will work with Dean Deborah T....

Site Lines

When your pet is squinting, teary or red-eyed, it’s time to see a vet

Dolphin Rescuers

IFAW’s marine mammal rescue team responds to a mass stranding of common dolphins on Cape Cod in 2012.

Where the Heart Is

Anne and Travis Engen, pictured with their corgis Sally and Owen, support the renovation of the Foster Hospital at Cummings School. The hospital provides comprehensive care, including cancer treatment and emergency surgery.

The Genetics of Bloat

Bloat is the number one killer of Great Danes.  Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly disease

Road Medicine

Ambulatory service veterinarians are adept at switching gears

Pros and Cons of Pet Insurance

Is buying pet insurance a good idea?  What does it cover?

Pedaling for Police Dogs

Casey and Wendy Dropkin (inset) are biking 4,000 miles to raise money to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs in Massachusetts.

Organic Nation

For that cheddar on your cracker to be certified organic, the cow and the milk it produces also have to achieve a national standard