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How to Stay Safe from EEE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut A second human case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection this year was confirmed in Massachusetts last week, in a young… Read More

Hope for Dogs with Bone Cancer

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Clinical trials at Cummings School seek to improve the treatments and prognosis for pets—and hopefully someday children—battling osteosarcoma When Truman, a Bernese mountain dog, started limping in March 2018, his owners did not waste any… Read More

Call the Bee Vet

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

A Cummings School elective in honey bee medicine prepares veterinarians to work with beekeepers

Jillian Nolan, V22, left, and Alisha Gruntman, assistant professor of clinical sciences, looking at the beehives behind the administrative building at Cummings School.

Helping Police Dogs Injured in the Line of Duty

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

After years of treating military working dogs, a Tufts emergency care veterinarian is trying to ensure that police K-9s receive the same lifesaving care When Sean Majoy, V06, VG13, served on active duty in the… Read More

Giraffes Under Parasitic Attack?

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Besides their graceful long necks and legs, giraffes are most recognizable by their distinctive spots. Now conservationists are concerned about a different sort of spots on giraffes, made up of dead tissue and crusty sores that ooze blood or pus.

Getting a Handle on Canine Epilepsy

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Veterinary neurologist Ane Uriarte is working to develop an app to help improve diagnostics and care for dogs with epilepsy.