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Shelter Medicine

Tufts Works to Spay, Neuter Feral Cats

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

It may sound like the setup for a superhero drama, but veterinarians from the are teaming up with the Catmobile for a one-day “Super Clinic” Sunday, June 10 in which they hope to spay more than 100 cats from throughout Worcester County.

Cat outside

No Animal Left Behind

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

As a high-school student required to perform community service to graduate, Meagan Rock, A03, V14, resigned herself to doing her 80 hours at a nearby animal shelter. Fifteen years later, she recalls: “I never left.”

Meagan Rock

Feline Fixers

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Volunteers are improving cats’ lot, one animal at a time, with help from a Cummings School clinic

Sheltering Arms

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Veterinarians are transforming the way shelters care for animals—and the Cummings School is developing a new program to prepare students to practice shelter medicine.

Cats at Lerner Spay/Neuter Clinic

Veterinary Forensics

Sunday, April 17th, 2005

Digging up the Evidence in Animal Abuse Cases. Much like children, animals are a constituency that’s really voiceless, and so it’s everybody’s responsibility to intervene

Annette Rauch V86, MS01