Spring 2017

Prized Cows

Bovine IVF service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream.

With the speed and accuracy of a video gamer, veterinarian Kevin Lindell uses a >>

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Wild elephants will no longer roam the Earth by 2030 if poaching continues at >>

Flesh-eating Parasite Returns

After being vanquished 50 years ago, screwworms invade the Florida Keys.

A flesh-eating parasite that has reemerged in the United States after more than a >>

Bad Medicine

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.

About a quarter of all phone calls to the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center >>

Space Invaders

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Although they’re beautiful little lizards, brown anoles like this one are an invasive >>

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