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Long-Term Care for Elders and Pets

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Today, a growing number of care facilities for seniors is allowing residents to bring their beloved pets. Here’s how you can find such a place for a family member.

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.