Spring 2019

Meet Our New Dean

A visionary leader in veterinary medicine takes the helm of New England’s only veterinary school.

Over his career, newly appointed Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Alastair E. Cribb >>

Mastering the Art of Communication

Before heading into clinics and hospitals, veterinary students practice having difficult conversations with clients.

The veterinary appointment got off to an awkward start. The doctor originally expected to >>

The Mother Load

Women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support.

Mothers who work outside the home already know the stress of balancing their families’ >>

Wild at Heart

Lifelong nature lover Judy Cook has supported Tufts Wildlife Clinic for decades.

Judy Cook has always been captivated by New England wildlife, from the pheasants that >>

A Custom Fit

Learn how veterinary students personalize their education by exploring areas of interest for selective credits.

Harris Fitzgerel, A17, V21

Selective Anesthesia at the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small >>

A Lot to Chew On

Dental Week helps prepare veterinary students to meet the needs of future patients.

By age three, most dogs and cats show signs of oral disease, which not >>

Give Paws

Connor O’Boyle and his dog, Dublin, volunteer at the Floating Hospital for Children through Tufts Paws for People.

Photo: Anna Miller

For an hour every Sunday, Connor O’Boyle, MG17, M21, and Dublin, >>

Why We Give

Cummings School is always there when we need it most.

“We have been honored to give back to Cummings School over the years. The >>

Top Stories

Swimming with Sharks

An alum helps us better understand sharks through photography and research.

Looking through the Eyes of Animals

Temple Grandin on the importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are a problem for dogs, and more.

Are Essential Oils Dangerous to Pets?

Yes, they can be, so follow these tips to keep your animals safe.

Editor's Picks

Meet Our New Dean

A visionary leader in veterinary medicine takes the helm of New England’s only veterinary school.

A Chicken and Egg Problem

Urban dwellers looking to raise backyard chickens must take precautions to prevent lead exposure.

Mastering the Art of Communication

Before heading into clinics and hospitals, veterinary students practice having difficult conversations with clients.