Spring 2017

Best of Breed

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

On a cold winter morning, the reception area in the newly renovated Henry and >>

The Art of Loving Animals

Sculptor Merrilyn Marsh draws her inspiration from the human-animal bond.

The Animal Lover, the bronze sculpture that stands outside the new entrance to the >>

Learning by Doing

New animal simulation laboratory will help train students in basic surgery and other foundational clinical skills. 

Hannah Donnelly, V17, was “super anxious” about a dog spay she was scheduled to >>

Powered by the Sun

Two new solar installations in Grafton are expected to save Tufts up to $5.3 million over the next 20 years.

Two new solar installations on Tufts’ Grafton campus will generate 40 percent of Cummings >>

Live From Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Four fourth-year veterinary students huddled around a laptop in a seminar room at Cummings >>

Top Stories

Curiosity Saved the Cats

The untold story of how a small team of researchers saved the lives of millions of felines—and helped identify the cause of AIDS.

Live From Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Best of Breed

A $10 million renovation of the Foster Hospital creates expanded new spaces for pets to receive first-rate care.

The 50-Ton Patient

How do you study animals you can’t fit on an exam table? Rosalind Rolland, V84, is glad you asked.

Editor's Picks

The Goodness of Grains

Veterinary nutritionist Cailin Heinze weighs in on "grain-free" pet foods.

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Cats don't get it, but the bacteria can cause real problems for dogs

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