Winter 2016

Parrot Sanctuary

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

On the site of a former egg and meat production farm, a nonprofit rescue >>

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

Brian Chenevert lives with his three cats in a one-bedroom apartment in downtown Worcester, >>

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

One day last fall, Eugene White was standing inside a barn in Woodstock, Connecticut, >>

The Toxin Avenger

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

Sitting on a bookshelf in David Malarkey’s third-floor office is a collection of 1950s-era >>

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