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Vets urge dog owners to keep masks out of reach after several emergencies

November 25, 2020
Lovable, chocolate colored dog holding surgical mask in his mouth.

Boston 25 News reports on risks related to pets ingesting face masks, following an emergency surgery at Foster Hospital performed by resident and alumna Catherine Stecyk.

Pets Exhibit Behavioral Issues with Humans Home in Pandemic

November 18, 2020
An umbrella cockatoo, named Izzy, is perching on a fence screeching

Clinical assistant professor Stephanie Borns-Weil talks with WBUR’s “All Things Considered” about how the pandemic has impacted pet behavior.

Franklin Park Zoo welcomes adorable baby gorilla

October 20, 2020
Western lowland gorilla baby rests in incubator shortly after birth.

WHDH highlights the birth of a male western lowland gorilla at Zoo New England last week, which Drs. Emily McCobb and Emily Wheeler assisted with.

Our Four-Legged Friends During COVID-19

October 6, 2020
playful young white unicolored cat looking at feather

Megan Mueller, the Elizabeth Arnold Stevens Junior Professor at Cummings School, and Clinical Assistant Professor Stephanie Borns-Weil were featured on WCVB’s Chronicle talking about the human-animal bond and animal behavior during the pandemic.

Tufts University to lead $100M program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover, spread

September 30, 2020
Earth with medical mask on light blue background.

The STOP Spillover program will involve large consortium of wildlife and human disease experts from Cummings School, the university, and organizations across the world.