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human-animal interaction (HAI)

Can Pets Get or Spread COVID-19?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Cummings School scientists launch a study to better understand the novel coronavirus and how it may infect pets and other domestic animals

Link found between humans, dogs with bone cancer

Friday, July 19th, 2019

A link found between dogs and humans with bone cancer could lead to better treatment for both children and man’s best friend, according to a new study published by Tufts University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Arizona.

JULY 19, 2019: Truman the dog, an osteosarcoma clinical trial patient at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University (Photo provided by owner)

Looking Through the Eyes of Animals

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Temple Grandin on the importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are a problem for dogs, and more.

Temple Grandin speaking in lecture hall

Give Paws

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Connor O’Boyle and his dog, Dublin, volunteer at the Floating Hospital for Children through Tufts Paws for People.

Connor O'Boyle, MG17, M21, and his three-year-old golden retriever, Dublin, volunteer their time visiting patients at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center

The Cure for the Common Desk Lunch

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Tufts Paws for People’s Walk With Me program is giving the Grafton campus community a reason to gather for some weekly group exercise (it’s coming to Tufts Medical Center soon, too).

Animal Instinct

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Can we capitalize on kids’ affinity for animals to foster diversity in veterinary medicine and other STEM fields?