Fall 2017

How Dogs Think

A scientist explores how genetics and experience shape the canine mind.

As a veterinary student at Cummings School, Jessica Perry Hekman, V12, VG12, took an >>

A Rescue Mission

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

When veterinarian Jim Desmond, V08, VG08, and his wife, Jenny, first arrived in Liberia >>

The Flu Hunters

A new research team at Cummings School is racing to keep the world ahead of the next pandemic.

In August 2004, a mysterious disease sickened chickens that a 32-year-old Thai woman was >>

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Sleep Tight

What you’ll want to know about anesthesia, whether your pet’s procedure is risky or routine

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

The Hurt Unlocker

Your pet can’t tell you he’s in pain, but the way he behaves can say plenty about how he’s feeling

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The Grief Counselor Is In

Three questions for Eric Richman, Cummings School's first veterinary social worker.

How Dogs Think

A scientist explores how genetics and experience shape the canine mind.

The Campus Buzz

A new selective in honeybee medicine is preparing veterinarians to work with beekeepers.