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Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Center for Animals and Public Policy director, Dr. Allen Rutberg, is quoted and research referenced in the article in New Scientist science and technology magazine Published January 26, 2020 By Alice Klein Shooting wild horses with contraceptive… Read More

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).