Spring 2018

A Surgical First

Ziggy is now back home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

Five years ago, after a Northern fur seal was found stranded on the California >>

Wildlife 101

Jessica Zorge, wildlife program assistant at Tufts Wildlife Clinic, responds to whether to help young animals.

Q: What should I do when I find a baby bunny or another wild >>

One of a Kind

Character Sketch of Jennifer Grady, V12.

Name: Jennifer Grady, V12

What She Does: Veterinarian and clinical instructor at Tufts at Tech >>

An Officer and a Veterinarian

Lessons learned from Hugh Mainzer, V90, who received the Tufts University Alumni Association's Distinguished Achievement Award.

In his nearly three-decade career as a public servant under five presidents, Hugh Mainzer, >>

Why I Give

Cummings School is a community dedicated to the well-being of the animals who bring so much to our lives.

“Those of us who love animals are so fortunate to have Cummings School. As >>

The $25 Million Pill

Two Cummings School alums help lead the charge to find a better way to control the number of free-roaming cats and dogs.

Since the 1970s, the number of unwanted dogs and cats euthanized annually in the >>

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A Revolution in Grafton

Over 40 years, Cummings School has built itself into an international leader in veterinary education, expert clinical care, and interdisciplinary research.

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A Mastiff Issue in China

A conservation medicine alum addresses the problem of free-ranging dogs on the Tibetan plateau.

On the Road with the Goat Doc

After she had trouble finding care for her own dairy goats, Cara Sammons-Shepard, V16, decided to become a traveling veterinarian herself.

Birth of the Veterinary School

Over 40 years, Cummings School has become an international leader in veterinary medicine. And all it took was buying nearly 600 acres for a dollar, palpating police horses, and performing the occasional surgery by penlight.