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Parrot Sanctuary

These dazzlingly beautiful, yet unwanted birds reclaim a piece of their natural life

Pet Project

A number of animal owners can't get veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings it to them

Betting the Farm

A fourth-generation family dairy farm fights to innovate and grow with the help of a Tufts vet

The Toxin Avenger

Meet the vet school alum who keeps us safe from dangerous chemicals

The Fault in Our Sea Stars

Imaging technology could help thwart a disease that endangers the ocean’s ecosystem

Raptor Attention

Bald eagle lands at Wildlife Clinic

A Good Death 

Advice for preparing for the end of your pet’s life

Pandemic U

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

The Scoop on Rabies

A numerical rundown of the past and present of this disease

Hong Kong Vet

Alumna Alane Kosanovich Cahalane talks about setting up a practice overseas and a lame moon bear named Claudia

Lick the Habit

What’s behind this common bonding behavior

Growing Great Vets

Garden association benefactors stick with Cummings School students for the long haul

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Aug 25, 2016Ever Wonder: Why Do We Get Wrinkles?

Our layers of skin change as we get older—the result of genetics and environmental factors, such a...

Aug 24, 2016Mentoring in Madrid

Working with developmentally disabled Spanish youth taught students on Tufts’ inaugural service-le...

Aug 24, 2016Awakening in Nicaragua

Spending nine months in Central America doing community service, these students were challenged and ...


Drug Abuse and the Family Tree

Opioid use in adolescence may affect the health of the next generation and beyond

Cancer Side Effect

Humans could benefit from studies on chemo-related hair loss in pets

Banking Bird Blood

Finding a way to safely store avian blood types would save more patients

On the Shelf

New book explores the forensics of animal abuse