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A Wild Year at Tufts Wildlife Clinic

Friday, February 28th, 2020

It was another record-setting year at Tufts Wildlife Clinic in Grafton, where more animals were treated in 2019 than ever before

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

An S.O.S. for Australian Wildlife

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Wildfires are ravaging the continent’s wild marsupials and other animals—Cummings School alumni are on the ground helping

Humane Society International’s Kelly Donithan, VG12, giving water to a koala bear as part of the disaster relief from the fires in Australia

Don’t Feed Snacks to the Ducks and Geese!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Tufts Veterinary Specialists Caution on Danger of Feeding Inappropriate Snacks to Ducks and Geese Ms. Cindy Thomas-Griffith, a long-standing client, has been receiving her veterinary care at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for more than 25 years. With… Read More

Ethograms in Principles of Animal Behavior

Friday, October 25th, 2019

October 2019 Students were assigned to watch an animal for 30 minutes, create an ethogram, compare against published literature, and present to the class in the Principles of Animal Behavior and Human Activity course, which… Read More

Painted Turtle Hatching Time-Lapse Video

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Watch how hard a baby painted turtle must work to hatch from its egg in this time-lapse video of 13 hours condensed to just 40 seconds!

Painted turtle hatchling

Wild at Heart

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Lifelong nature lover Judy Cook has supported Tufts Wildlife Clinic for decades.

Judith Cook, a supporter of the Tufts Wildlife Clinic at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, poses for a portrait outside her home