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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

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.

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/

Girl playing with her dog on the playground stock photo

Teaching Vital Surgeries, One Pet in Need at a Time

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Yuki Nakayama, V14, is helping Cummings School increase access to surgical care for pets whose owners otherwise couldn’t afford it—and giving students hands-on training in the process

Good news and bad news about senior horse care

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

EQUUS Magazine features a Cummings School study that found caring for a geriatric horse with a chronic health condition can take a toll on caregivers.

Head shot of beautiful gray horse looking into the distance in the english countryside.