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The $25 Million Pill

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Two Cummings School alums help lead the charge to find a better way to control the number of free-roaming cats and dogs.

The 50-Ton Patient

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

How do you study animals you can’t fit on an exam table? Rosalind Rolland, V84, is glad you asked.

Not Guilty

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Bad behavior doesn’t land dogs in shelters. It’s long been thought that behavior problems drive the majority of owners to surrender their pets to animal shelters. …the real culprit for surrenders: the owners themselves.

A Thousand Words

Friday, February 1st, 2013

How picture-based thinking makes for hamburger with a heart. Do animals experience fear? “If you want to understand animals, you need to get away from verbal language. Theirs is a world full of picture, sound, taste and touch memories.” —Temple Grandin

A Decision Made Easy

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Alum’s philanthropy put Matthew Gordon’s career aspirations within reach. Veterinary medicine is a calling.