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First Line of Communication

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Nicole Swanson always attended the Cummings School open house as a kid and is now proud to be a part of the Foster Hospital team as an adult.

Nicole Swanson posing for a closeup picture with her dog

A Voice for the Unsung Heroes

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

As a vet tech, Michael Santasieri enjoyed teaching. When a new tech training job at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals was created, he knew it was the perfect fit.

Michael Santasieri posing for a picture

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

Researchers study dogs for clues about cancer treatment side effects

Monday, February 15th, 2021

WCVB Boston Research assistant professor Vicky Yang talks to WCVB Boston about work with Tufts Medical Center to study cancer treatment side effects in dogs and people. Read full article here: https://www.wcvb.com/article/tufts-researchers-study-dogs-for-clues-about-cancer-treatment-side-effects/35448773

Golden Retriever

Pets are helping us cope during the pandemic—but that may be stressing them out

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

National Geographic National Geographic quotes clinical associate professor Emily McCobb and assistant professor Megan Mueller on the relationship between people and pets during the pandemic. Read full story here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2021/02/pets-are-helping-us-cope-during-the-pandemic/

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