Winter 2016

Raptor Attention

Bald eagle lands at Wildlife Clinic

A 6-year-old bald eagle was treated for a dislocated coracoid (similar to a human collar >>

Pandemic U

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

The Ebola pandemic presents a pretty good argument that preparing for outbreaks of infectious >>

Hong Kong Vet

Alumna Alane Kosanovich Cahalane talks about setting up a practice overseas and a lame moon bear named Claudia

Name: Alane Kosanovich Cahalane, V03

What she does: Veterinary surgeon and co-founder of the Veterinary >>

Growing Great Vets

Garden association benefactors stick with Cummings School students for the long haul

Andrew Gestrich, V17, was teaching public school in Hawaii when he started volunteering at >>

Top Stories

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

Parrot Sanctuary

These dazzlingly beautiful, yet unwanted birds reclaim a piece of their natural life

Pet Project

A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, so this Tufts program brings the care to them

The Toxin Avenger

Meet the vet school alum who keeps us safe from dangerous chemicals

Editor's Picks

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

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

Backyard Battles

The unhappy convergence of suburbia and wildlife

Cancer Genetics

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers

Dolphin Rescuers

Veterinary student’s research could improve survival rates for stranded animals

Gorilla Docs

Wildlife veterinarians work with their African partners to protect the endangered animals

The Genetics of Bloat

Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly disease

Thoroughbred Doc

Along the backstretch of Belmont Park, Russell Cohen, V87, is having the time of his life