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Paws for People animal-assisted therapy program provides comfort, hope

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

The Worcester Telegram & Gazette ran a feature story highlighting Tufts Paws for People animal-assisted therapy team, Katie Young, MAPP15, and her dog Ilsa, and the work they do in the Central Massachusetts area. Katie has also worked as a licensed veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech and currently teaches in Worcester Technical High School’s Veterinary Assisting Program.

MAPP Externship Summaries 2016

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Class of 2015-2016 ASPCA Government Relations, Grassroots Advocacy, and Volunteer Engagement Julia Seeley This summer, I interned with the ASPCA Government Relations Team in Washington, DC. My work was… Read More

Animal Instinct

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Tufts scientists seek to put some evidence behind what we intuitively know is a wonderful thing: our special relationship with the animals in our lives.

Healing Puppy Power Put to Test for Childhood Cancer

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Dog Fancy The Cummings School will be one of the test sites for a new study on the effects of therapy animals in pediatric cancer patients. http://www.dogchannel.com/dog-news/2014/05/healing-puppy-power-put-to-test.aspx

Animals as Healers

Friday, January 24th, 2014

There’s much more to pet therapy than simply showing up with a friendly dog