Fall 2018

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.

Like many of the owners who wind up in the Clinical Trials Office at >>

Mighty Mice

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.

The West Coast has earthquakes and forest fires, the Midwest has tornadoes, and the >>

A Step in the Fight Against a Deadly Parasite

Scientists devise a new way to store Cryptosporidium, aiding research efforts to develop a vaccine.

In May, just before one of the hottest summers on record, the U.S. Centers >>

What Weighs Heaviest?

Caregivers of dogs with heart disease are stressed most by worry.

Looking after a human loved one with heart disease takes a significant toll on >>

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?

Andrea Chadis and her boyfriend, Matt Regis, had been looking for a new addition >>

Overfishing and Modern-Day Slavery

Jessica Sparks, VG14, researches the connections between fishing-stock declines and forced labor on the open seas.

You’re about to make a sandwich with canned albacore tuna today, thinking that’s a >>

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.