Fall 2016

The Match Makers

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

All it takes is a little footage of sad-eyed puppies set to a Sarah >>

Back in the Saddle

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

Dice is a really handsome guy. As he trots up and down the main >>

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

TURKEY SURPRISE

By Adam Shoelson 

The entry to the emergency room at Cummings School of Veterinary >>

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?

The house smelled fresh and clean, and sun was pouring through the windows the >>

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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