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A Tale of Two Tapirs

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

When a Baird’s tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care

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

What just swooped toward the bird feeder?

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Clinical associate professor Maureen Murray, V03, spoke with The Boston Globe about the most common injuries Tufts Wildlife Clinic treats in Cooper’s hawks.

Cooper’s Hawk (accipiter cooperii) perched while hunting

Saving the Sea Turtles

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/saving-sea-turtles-texas

sea turtles being rescued

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.