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Community Medicine Keeps Pets Out of Shelters

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Jane Waterfall, V18, and Kayla Sample were the first two community medicine interns at the Tufts at Tech veterinary clinic in Worcester. Here’s what they learned.

Veterinarians Kayla Sample and Jane Waterfall, V18 posing for camera at Tufts at Tech community medicine clinic

Five Ways to Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician specializing in dental care, shares tips for improving animals’ oral health Think about the fuzzy plaque you feel on your teeth if you forget to brush before bed. Now… Read More

certified veterinary technician Kate Zukowski examing a small dogs teeth

This Veterinary Technician Is Obsessed with Teeth

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, really wants to look inside your pet’s mouth Kate Zukowski, a certified veterinary technician at Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic, has… Read More

certified veterinary technician Kate Zukowski posing for camera

A life lesson in veterinary care

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Veterinary Practice News Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic in Worcester, Mass., is the nation’s first on-the-job veterinary clinic at a high school developed in collaboration with a veterinary school. Read full article here: https://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/a-life-lesson-in-veterinary-care/

Help for Pets Without Vets

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings the care to them Brian Chenevert lives with his three cats in a one-bedroom apartment in… Read More

Big changes coming for peregrine falcons at Monarch Tower

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

WSHM-TV (CBS affiliate in Springfield, Mass.) Maureen Murray talks about the treatment of an injured peregrine falcon that is recuperating at Tufts. http://www.cbs3springfield.com/story/25530342/big-changes-coming-for-peregrine-falcons-at-monarch-tower

Cummings in the News

Free Again

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Injured peregrine falcon nursed to health at Tufts takes to the skies once more

The Predator’s Pain

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Veterinary student researches how different bird species are affected by painkillers

Animal School

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

When veterinary and vocational educators join forces, it’s a good outcome for pets in underserved communities