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On the Night Watch

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Veterinary Technician Heather Manley cares for animals overnight in the Foster Hospital ECC

Heather Manley, a veterinary technician and her dog

A New Tool for Equine Health

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Melissa Mazan, V93, needed a way to test lung function in horses that couldn’t come to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. So she invented one with the help of three School of Engineering alumni

a veterinary student and resident testing new tool on an equine patient to measure lung function

The Gold Standard

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

It was a dream come true for Wade Tenney, DVM, when he acted as a veterinary collaborator for the equestrian events at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

horse being ridden in the Tokyo Olympics during the equestrian sporting event

Fixing the Plight of a Pony

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

When Pippa dislocated her hock in a training accident, the injury looked gruesome, but a veterinarian expert in healing fractures was optimistic she could recover.

Pippa, a small brown and white pony standing in a fenced in area

Healing a Fractured Tibia

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

When a 3-week-old filly was diagnosed with a broken leg, her owners feared the worst. But new technology and veterinary expertise brought them hope.

Renaud family posing with their Percheron mare and her filly, Ruby in a field.

Seeing Further

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

As a veterinary technician working in nuclear medicine and CT, Josh Peters has the unique capability to help reveal health issues in animals of all sizes

Joshua Peters, Diagnostic Imaging Technician, poses for a photo outside the Large Animal Hospital on campus at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University on November 17, 2020.

A Technician’s Tale

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

As the general surgery service technician at the Hospital for Large Animals, Katie Calicchio has no shortage of compassion for the patients—or their owners.

Katie Calicchio holding her dog posing for a photo while standing in a lake.

For the Love of Horses

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Bridget Hatch planned on being a professional rider, but when a vet tech job opened at the large-animal hospital, she couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

Veterinary technician, Bridget Hatch, laughing while being licked by a horse on the face

All Hands on Deck

Monday, August 24th, 2020

A full collaboration between Travis’s owner, primary care veterinarian, and Tufts Equine Center ends in a successful outcome

Rachell Perkins sitting on a fence with her horse, Travis, who is an Appaloosa, next to her.