Monday, March 30th, 2020
Pets can provide company and comfort in the face of social isolation and high anxiety
Thursday, March 12th, 2020
Emily McCobb, V00, VG02, director of Cummings School’s Shelter Medicine Program, responds
Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019
Clinical trials at Cummings School seek to improve the treatments and prognosis for pets—and hopefully someday children—battling osteosarcoma When Truman, a Bernese mountain dog, started limping in March 2018, his owners did not waste any… Read More
Friday, July 19th, 2019
A link found between dogs and humans with bone cancer could lead to better treatment for both children and man’s best friend, according to a new study published by Tufts University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Arizona.
Monday, June 3rd, 2019
Dr. Megan Mueller is Assistant Professor, Human-Animal Interaction and Co-Director for Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction. Dr. Emily McCobb is Director for Tufts Shelter Medicine Program, Assistant Director for Center for Animals and Public Policy.… Read More
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Boston 25 News Dr. Orla Mahony spoke with Boston 25 News (Fox affiliated channel) about a new potentially game-changing clinical trial for diabetic dogs that provides an ultra-long lasting insulin shot. Watch the clip here: https://www.boston25news.com/news/new-medicine-could-be-a-game-changer-for-people-pets-with-diabetes/953475285
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Since their discovery, antibiotics have played an important role in keeping both humans and animals healthy, but the emergence of antibiotic resistant bacteria has become a major public health threat. What’s being done, and how can you help?
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Temple Grandin on the importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are a problem for dogs, and more.