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Five Things to Know About Rats

January 13, 2020
Jennifer Graham examining Tiger Lily, a pet rat, with Kayla Richard, V20

Here’s why—and how—you might want to keep these rodents as pets For some people, just the sight of a rat’s naked tail or beady eyes may be enough to cause them to shriek or get… Read More

This Education Contains Multitudes

January 10, 2020
Jonathon Stone posing for the camera in the lab

Not wanting to choose between a career as a researcher or a doctor, this Ph.D. student chose a veterinary path

Foster Hospital Receives Certification as Level I Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility

January 9, 2020
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society Logo

The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University has recently received certification as a Level I veterinary emergency and critical care facility by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS).

A Vote Against Lyme Disease

January 9, 2020
deer tick

Cast your ballot for the best new ideas in fighting a growing health problem

What colors can dogs see?

January 7, 2020
close up of a dogs eye

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

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