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Community Medicine Keeps Pets Out of Shelters

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Jane Waterfall, V18, and Kayla Sample were the first two community medicine interns at the Tufts at Tech veterinary clinic in Worcester. Here’s what they learned.

Veterinarians Kayla Sample and Jane Waterfall, V18 posing for camera at Tufts at Tech community medicine clinic

An S.O.S. for Australian Wildlife

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Wildfires are ravaging the continent’s wild marsupials and other animals—Cummings School alumni are on the ground helping

Humane Society International’s Kelly Donithan, VG12, giving water to a koala bear as part of the disaster relief from the fires in Australia

What colors can dogs see?

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Veterinary ophthalmologist Stephanie Pumphrey, V08, an assistant professor at Cummings School, responds Dogs do see color, although not as vividly as people do. The retina is the thin layer of tissue at the back of… Read More

close up of a dogs eye

Five Ways to Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician specializing in dental care, shares tips for improving animals’ oral health Think about the fuzzy plaque you feel on your teeth if you forget to brush before bed. Now… Read More

certified veterinary technician Kate Zukowski examing a small dogs teeth

This Veterinary Technician Is Obsessed with Teeth

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, really wants to look inside your pet’s mouth Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, has… Read More

certified veterinary technician Kate Zukowski posing for camera