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Pets in nursing homes bring both benefits and risks

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Deborah Linder spoke with Reuters about a study by The Ohio State University on the benefits and risks of having pets in nursing homes. She emphasized the positive effects but noted that proper precautions need to be taken to ensure safety for all involved.

Collaborating For A Cure

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Veterinary and human cardiologists at Tufts make the case for studying a heart condition together to accelerate the pace of new treatments.

My Husky, Me, and Vet School

Monday, December 19th, 2016

This summer, Jessica Hammer V20, packed a UHAUL, and drove cross country with her Husky pup, Mila. 3000 miles later they arrived in Grafton. Read some tips from Jessica about how to balance life as… Read More

Small Horse, BIG IMPACT!

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Cute, cuddly, and ready to travel, therapy animals are having a positive impact on human health. And, as it turns out, the phenomenon is mutual. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/08/is-that-a-horse-in-a-hospital/

Strong bonds with pets may help foster resiliency in military-connected children

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Developing resiliency has important benefits for children, especially those from military families faced with significant challenges such as parental deployment and frequent moves. – See more at: http://now.tufts.edu/news-releases/strong-bonds-pets-may-help-foster-resiliency#sthash.uahAZZ98.dpuf