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The Quest for Justice: Improving Health

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

In the second installment of Tufts’ “Quest for Justice” series, Cummings School alumna India Napier describes how outreach to children can help diversify the veterinary profession.

New Microscopes Help Students Learn Safely

Monday, August 24th, 2020

To help veterinary students learn to use a microscope—while still following social-distancing guidelines—Cummings School invested in state-of-the-art technology.

students in pathology lab using state of the art microscopes

Triumphing over Tetanus

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Not many dogs contract this infection—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year

Brooklyn, a three-year-old golden retriever, and Jayne Smith pose for a photo, along one of their usual walking paths where Brooklyn contracted tetanus but was successfully treated at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.