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Have Rescue Dogs, Will Travel

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It has become common for families in the Northeast to adopt pets trucked in from other parts of the United States. But is that good for dogs—and for communities on both sides of the adoption line?

Combating Dogfighting

Friday, June 1st, 2018

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

Curiosity Saved the Cats

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The untold story of how a small team of researchers saved the lives of millions of felines—and helped identify the cause of AIDS.

10 Tips for Preparing for Junior Spay Week

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

If there’s one thing that makes every vet student feel a little nervous, it’s Junior Spay Week. Isa Fransisco, V18, offers 10 tips for feeling more confident during your first few spays. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/01/10-tips-for-preparing-for-junior-spay-week/

Veterinary students bring pet care to those in need

Monday, December 5th, 2016

A collaborative veterinary program allows Tufts students to gain experience while offering free clinics for citizens who live in Worcester Housing Authority apartment complexes. Emily McCobb is quoted.

Win-Win-Win

Friday, October 21st, 2016

You know someone is passionate about their work when they voluntarily miss Sunday Football to help out in the office. For Stephanie Cote, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia), her ‘office’ is the Luke and Lily Lerner Clinic,… Read More