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A Close Call

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

When a minor injury led to a life-threatening infection for Rocky, the Foster Hospital saved the day.

Rocky Lage, an Australian shepherd

Seal of Approval

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Diverse stakeholders in Nantucket agreed that the health of the ecosystem is top priority when it comes to the management of seals.

Swimming with Sharks

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

A Cummings School alum helps us better understand sharks—for their safety and ours—through photography and research.

Get the Lead Out

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Best practices for keeping your backyard chickens and family lead-safe.

backyard chicken

A Chicken and Egg Problem

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Urban dwellers looking to raise backyard chickens must take precautions to prevent lead exposure.

Mastering the Art of Communication

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Before heading into clinics and hospitals, veterinary students practice having difficult conversations with clients; piece includes reader tips for better communications with your veterinarian.

graphic of a veterinary doctor and client communicating

Wild at Heart

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Lifelong nature lover Judy Cook has supported Tufts Wildlife Clinic for decades.

Judith Cook, a supporter of the Tufts Wildlife Clinic at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, poses for a portrait outside her home

A Custom Fit

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Learn how veterinary students personalize their education by exploring areas of interest for selective credits

Harris Fitzgerald, AVM student, with black cat on scale