Spring 2017

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The 50-Ton Patient

How do you study animals you can't fit on an exam table?

Curiosity Saved the Cats

The untold story of how researchers saved millions of feline lives—and helped identify HIV.

Live from Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Best of Breed

A renovation of the Foster Hospital expands its capacity for pets to receive first-rate care.

Prized Cows

Bovine IVF service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream.

The Art of Loving Animals

Sculptor Merrilyn Marsh draws her inspiration from the human-animal bond.

Bad Medicine

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.

Learning by Doing

New animal simulation laboratory will help train students in basic surgery and other foundational clinical skills. 

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Flesh-eating Parasite Returns

After being vanquished 50 years ago, screwworms invade the Florida Keys.

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Jun 21, 2017Orofacial Pain Fact and Fiction

Many dentists’ websites contain inaccurate information about treating temporal mandibular disorder...

Jun 21, 2017The Fight Against Goat Plague

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens both endangered s...

Jun 19, 2017A Market for Change

Vicki Assevero started a for-profit social enterprise promoting farm fresh food in Trinidad and Toba...


Canine ALS

Lou Gehrig’s patients could benefit from a Tufts study in dogs.

Diagnosing Liver Failure

Biopsies can often determine the cause of the disease, but that procedure carries its own risks.

Space Invaders

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Powered by the Sun

Two new solar installations in Grafton are expected to save Tufts up to $5.3 million over the next 20 years.