Fall 2018

A Miracle for Moose

Dialysis helps a puppy survive eating grapes.

When Gavin Morrissey of Concord, Massachusetts, saw grape stems on the living room floor, >>

Children Mourning Pets

A veterinary social worker discusses healthy ways that kids--and their parents--can grieve.

Q: Our old dog’s health is starting to fail, and I fear we may >>

The State of the Veterinary Profession

The new president of the American Veterinary Medical Association—a Cummings School alum—looks to the future.

In July, John de Jong, A78, V85, took the helm of the American Veterinary >>

‘Tis the Season (for Spending)

Americans love to buy holiday gifts for their pets.

Take a look at what we’re planning this year, according to the American Pet >>

Veterinarian at the Museum

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

To mark the hundredth anniversary of the 1918 “Spanish flu”—which killed at least 50 >>

When Dogs Meet Edibles

As marijuana becomes legal in many parts of the U.S., here’s what you need to know about keeping your dog safe.

Pot and dogs don’t mix. While it’s not life-threatening in low doses, THC (short >>

Top Stories

Have Rescue Dogs, Will Travel

It has become common for families in the Northeast to adopt pets trucked in from other parts of the United States. But is that good for dogs—and for communities on both sides of the adoption line?

Children Mourning Pets

A veterinary social worker discusses healthy ways that kids--and their parents--can grieve.

How Cats Think

A veterinary behaviorist and alum explains why cats are so different than dogs—and if that means they love us any less.

Editor's Picks

Better, Together

How Cheryl London, V90, and clinicians at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center are breaking down silos in cancer research to speed new cures for pets and people.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.

Do What You Can

A visit to an animal sanctuary in India revealed a lesson I brought home to my practice and my life.