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Harnessing Empathy in the Face of Emergencies

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

After the attacks of 9/11, Michelle Emmott decided to pursue her true passion. She’s now a veterinary technician in the Foster Hospital ER, nursing pets and teaching those around her.

Michelle Emmott sitting on her couch playing with her cat

A Technician’s Tale

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

As the general surgery service technician at the Hospital for Large Animals, Katie Calicchio has no shortage of compassion for the patients—or their owners.

Katie Calicchio holding her dog posing for a photo while standing in a lake.

Triumphing over Tetanus

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Not many dogs contract this infection—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year

Brooklyn, a three-year-old golden retriever, and Jayne Smith pose for a photo, along one of their usual walking paths where Brooklyn contracted tetanus but was successfully treated at Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Community Medicine Keeps Pets Out of Shelters

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Jane Waterfall, V18, and Kayla Sample were the first two community medicine interns at the Tufts at Tech veterinary clinic in Worcester. Here’s what they learned.

Veterinarians Kayla Sample and Jane Waterfall, V18 posing for camera at Tufts at Tech community medicine clinic

A Lot to Chew On

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Dental Week helps prepare veterinary students to meet the needs of future patients.

Stock photo of dachshund dog with a toothbrush on a light background

A life lesson in veterinary care

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic in Worcester, Mass., is the nation’s first on-the-job veterinary clinic at a high school developed in collaboration with a veterinary school.

Chemotherapy Offers Hope for Families of Companion Pets with Cancer

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

As a pet parent, perhaps one of your greatest fears is that your companion will be diagnosed with a serious illness.Regrettably, cancer is not uncommon, and a cancer diagnosis can be heart-wrenching. While it’s important to accept the emotions you may be experiencing, you need to recognize that there is life beyond diagnosis.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.