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Join the Fight Against Lyme Disease

October 15, 2019
clear bottle with deer tick captured in it for research project

The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas… Read More

Why do animals go extinct?

October 4, 2019

Some 25 to 50% of animal species on Earth are expected to go extinct over the next 10 to 20 years. Dr. Chris Whittier, V97, director of our M.S. in conservation medicine program, explains why—and shares a glimmer of hope.

This Tufts veterinary student spent the summer playing music for very good dogs to see if it helped with short-term stress

September 27, 2019
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Boston Globe Second-year veterinary student, Sidney Beecy, discusses her research project that looks at the effect of music on short-term stress in dogs. Also quoted is Seana-Dowling Guyer, who is working with Sidney on this… Read More

Dog Recovering After Eating 39 Pieces Of Gum

September 26, 2019
Rosie, two and a half year old bull mastiff

Boston.cbslocal.com A local family brought their dog to Foster Hospital for Small Animals after she accidentally ingested over three dozen pieces of sugar-free gum containing Xylitol. In this story, Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski comments on how… Read More

Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

September 19, 2019
6-year old English bulldog, Moose

Reuters Moose, a patient who is participating in a lymphoma clinical trial at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, is featured alongside his owner, in this story on the growth of biotech drug development in veterinary medicine.… Read More