Winter 2013

A Better Mousetrap

Can cats help advance cancer treatment where mice have failed?

The traditional means of testing a potential treatment for cancer is to get a >>

A Bird in Pain

A shift of the head or the clack of a beak can signal discomfort in avian species

Although there are more than 10,000 species of birds in the world, when an >>

CATCHing the Signs

With a new diagnostic tool, Tufts veterinarians are demystifying feline heart disease

Cats hold their own counsel. Independent, solitary, even mysterious, they’ve long fascinated their owners >>

The Hurt Unlocker

Your pet can’t tell you he’s in pain, but the way he behaves can say plenty about how he’s feeling

Jasper falters and then collapses several times as she enters the exam room. The >>

Top Stories

The Hurt Unlocker

Your pet can’t tell you he’s in pain, but the way he behaves can say plenty about how he’s feeling

The Old Gray Mare

She ain’t what she used to be now that horses are living longer and healthier thanks to advances in geriatric equine medicine

Animal School

When veterinary and vocational educators join forces, it’s a good outcome for pets in underserved communities

Rime of a Modern-Day Mariner

'A good way to spend a life' is how marine ecologist Heidi Weiskel describes her work to preserve the world's ecosystems

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You Can’t Resist

Are antibiotics used in meat production fueling he growth of drug-defiant superbugs? The battle heats up

Iditarod Vet

Caring for sled dogs in the middle of nowhere at 20 below, just doesn’t get any better for Michael Leverone, V84

Dream Gift

Andrew Kaplan, V90, establishes scholarship with the hope that future vets will address pet overpopulation

A Better Mousetrap

Can cats help advance cancer treatment where mice have failed?