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Pets are helping us cope during the pandemic—but that may be stressing them out

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

National Geographic National Geographic quotes clinical associate professor Emily McCobb and assistant professor Megan Mueller on the relationship between people and pets during the pandemic. Read full story here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2021/02/pets-are-helping-us-cope-during-the-pandemic/

Girl playing with her dog on the playground stock photo

Teaching Vital Surgeries, One Pet in Need at a Time

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Yuki Nakayama, V14, is helping Cummings School increase access to surgical care for pets whose owners otherwise couldn’t afford it—and giving students hands-on training in the process

A Custom Fit

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Learn how veterinary students personalize their education by exploring areas of interest for selective credits

Harris Fitzgerald, AVM student, with black cat on scale

Have Rescue Dogs, Will Travel

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It has become common for families in the Northeast to adopt pets trucked in from other parts of the United States. But is that good for dogs—and for communities on both sides of the adoption line?

Combating Dogfighting

Friday, June 1st, 2018

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.