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Is the Coronavirus in Your Backyard?

February 7, 2022
Suresh Kuchipudi, a veterinary microbiologist at Penn State University in State College, Pa., with Cashew, a young white-tailed deer in the university’s deer research center

Postdoctoral scholar Kaitlin Sawatzki comments in The New York Times on how SARS-CoV-2 could pose a risk to endangered wildlife species

Is Your Dog Coughing? Here’s What Could Be Causing It and When You Should See the Vet

December 14, 2021
Animated dog with a word bubble that says "cough"

Clinical Associate Professor Michael Stone talks to Daily Paws magazine about causes for coughs in dogs and when to see a vet

The Internet Has a Rat Poison Problem

December 9, 2021
Pile of rat poison on white background -Wheat, corn and sunflower mixed with poison

Clinic Associate Professor Maureen Murray is quoted on her rodenticide research in a story on rodenticides appearing in Audubon’s magazine

Nationwide Blood Shortage Impacting Pets Throughout The Commonwealth

December 8, 2021
Finn the cat (left) and Bruin the dog (Right) at Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties

Dr. Tara Hammond, V03, spoke with WBZ NewsRadio about the need for cat and dog blood donors, which are needed at both Tufts VETS and Foster Hospital

Omicron Variants Unusual Mutations Could Mean it Spread from an Animal Scientists Suggest

December 5, 2021
a phone screen shows a text that says Omicron COVID-19

Professor Jonathan Runstadler is quoted in Boston Herald on animals and SARS-CoV-2, including whether omicron variant may suggest cross species transmission