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Make Sure Your Microchip Works

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

By understanding the key flaws in this identification method, you can most effectively keep your pets safe. Here’s what you absolutely need to know.

Health and safety policies for therapy animal visits vary widely

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

This article discusses a study from the Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction on the importance of policies for therapy animals at hospitals, elder care facilities, and other organizations. (Cummings School study authors: Deborah Linder, Lisa Freeman, Megan Mueller, Debra Gibbs, Hannah Siebens—2017 DVM/MPH graduate)

Survey: Can Therapy Animal Visits Pose Risk to Patients?

Friday, July 7th, 2017

This article discusses a study from the Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction on the importance of policies for therapy animals at hospitals, elder care facilities, and other organizations. (Cummings School study authors: Deborah Linder, Lisa Freeman, Megan Mueller, Debra Gibbs, Hannah Siebens—2017 DVM/MPH graduate)

The Hazards of Holidays

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Accidents and illnesses usually occur at the most inopportune of times. Are you prepared?

Best of Breed

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

Bad Medicine

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.