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ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patient

Monday, July 10th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  NBC Boston Publish Date:  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Description:  Researchers at the Cummings School are studying how a treatment for ALS in dogs could help fight the deadly disease in humans.… Read More

More consistent guidelines needed for therapy animals

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Reuters Publish Date:  Friday, June 23, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School's Deborah Linder conducted a survey of healthcare facilities that found many fail to follow consistent guidelines regarding animal-assisted therapy. Link… Read More

New drug kits save police dogs from opioid overdoses

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Associated Press Publish Date:  Thursday, June 1, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School's Martha Smith-Blackmore is quoted on the symptoms of opioid exposure in dogs. She also explains the requirements to treat… Read More

Kalter: Lyme Disease on the up-tick, so follow the expert advice

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Boston Herald Publish Date:  Saturday, May 27, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School's Sam Telford is quoted on the early emergence of ticks this summer. Link to External Source:  http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/lindsay_kalter/2017/05/kalter_lyme_disease_on_the_up_tick_so_follow_the_expert “);/insert_php] SOURCE:… Read More

Tufts University veterinary grads are told to learn from animals

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Worcester Telegram & Gazette Source Caption:  Massachusetts Publish Date:  Sunday, May 21, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School celebrated commencement on Tufts' Grafton campus. Link to External Source:  http://www.telegram.com/news/20170521/tufts-university-veterinary-grads-are-told-to-learn-from-animals “);/insert_php] SOURCE: http://now.tufts.edu/tufts-news/tufts-university-veterinary-grads-are-told-learn-animals

The Genetics of Pooched-Out Pooches

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  New York Times Magazine Publish Date:  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School's Deborah Linder talks about how research about pet nutrition can have applications for humans. Link to External… Read More

Only one sure thing about deer ticks: They will be out there

Friday, March 24th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Boston Globe Publish Date:  Sunday, March 19, 2017 Description:  This article about deer ticks and tick-borne illnesses quotes Cummings School expert Sam Telford. Link to External Source:  http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/03/19/only-one-sure-thing-about-deer-ticks-they-will-out-there/s4en3BMQ6pp9eBxUA8SjQL/story.html “);/insert_php] SOURCE: http://now.tufts.edu/tufts-news/only-one-sure-thing-about-deer-ticks-they-will-be-out-there

Learning about dog fighting in order to stop it

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Boston Globe Publish Date:  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Description:  The Cummings School hosted a training session for law enforcement officials and animal control officers about animal "blood sports," such as dog… Read More

Veterinary students bring pet care to those in need

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

[insert_php]echo html_entity_decode(“ Publication Source:  Worcester Telegram and Gazette Source Caption:  Massachusetts Publish Date:  Monday, December 5, 2016 Description:  A collaborative veterinary program allows Tufts students to gain experience while offering free clinics for citizens who… Read More