Fall 2016

Sea Level 

Behind the lense of conservation biologist Emily Wittman Clark

Photo: Emily Wittman Clark

These California sea lions cruising off Isla San Esteban in >>

A New Model for Vocational Ed

The nation’s first on-the-job veterinary assistant program trains high schoolers and vet students while delivering low-cost care

On a recent afternoon in Worcester, Massachusetts, a busy veterinary clinic was humming, thanks >>

Breeder of Success

Russell Cohen grooms champions on the racetrack, in the clinic and now in the classroom

“When you get fortunate in life, you share,” says Russell Cohen, V87, about his >>

The Brainiac

A conversation with veterinary resident Laura Harvey

Laura Harvey. Photo: Andy Cunningham

NAME: Laura Harvey, V12

WHAT SHE DOES: A neurology and >>

Knowledge Swap

Veterinary student exchange designed to curb the spread of disease 

Perspective changes everything. That certainly was the case for visiting veterinary students from Bangladesh >>

Civic Life Rising

Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch invest $15 million to help Tufts graduates shape a better future

As the nation continues to engage in increasingly fractious political discourse, it’s more important >>

Flat on Their Faces

Tips for helping your short-snouted dog avoid heat stress

Elizabeth Rozanski, an emergency and critical care veterinarian at the Foster Hospital for Small >>

Top Stories

Back in the Saddle

A new world-class sports medicine complex at Cummings School keeps equine athletes at the top of their game

The Match Makers

How cutting-edge behavioral research is helping shelter dogs find their forever homes

From Classroom to Clinic

We asked five students from Cummings School’s Class of 2017 to tell us about the excitement, anxiety and pride of beginning their clinical rotations

Under Pressure

The first mental health survey of U.S. veterinarians paints a sobering picture: One in six has contemplated suicide. Why are these healers feeling so desperate? And what’s being done to help care for them?

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A New Model for Vocational Ed

The nation’s first on-the-job veterinary assistant program trains high schoolers and vet students while delivering low-cost care

Betting the Farm

Fifty years ago, there were 1,600 dairy farms in Connecticut. Today there are 120. Those that remain are in a constant struggle for survival. Here’s the story of how one family farm, now in its fourth generation, is fighting to innovate and grow with the help of a Cummings School vet

Doggone DNA

All dogs and cats are at risk for inherited health problems. Understanding them can benefit animal and human health

Cardiac Repair Kits

People could benefit from stem cell studies of heart-valve disease in dogs

Drug Abuse and the Family Tree

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

Gorilla Docs

Wildlife veterinarians work with their African partners to protect the endangered animals