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On the Road with the Goat Doc

Friday, June 1st, 2018

After she had trouble finding care for her own dairy goats, Cara Sammons-Shepard, V16, decided to become a traveling veterinarian herself.

Pets in nursing homes bring both benefits and risks

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Deborah Linder spoke with Reuters about a study by The Ohio State University on the benefits and risks of having pets in nursing homes. She emphasized the positive effects but noted that proper precautions need to be taken to ensure safety for all involved.

Born To Win

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Tufts veterinarian Rachael Gately has produced three of the last four national champion ewes.

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species-and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

Prized Cows

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Bovine IVF service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream.

Breeding the Best Cows

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Bovine IVF program at Tufts Ambulatory Service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream

Winter on the Farm

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Winter on the farm is a time for new life. The farm team welcomed over 40 lambs during lambing season (January-February), as well as the usual newborn piglets and calves. The team works through rain,… Read More