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Archived Recordings from Animal Matters Series

  • Making Peace with Urban Deer
    Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall (VLH) Jumbo’s Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 Campus parking map Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Allen Rutberg, PhD Director, Center ... read more
  • Ecotourism Ended the Traditional Lives of Uganda’s Batwa Pygmies
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall (VLH) Jumbo’s Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 Campus parking map Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Tony Schwartz, DVM, PhD, DACVS ... read more
  • Rangers. Rhinos. Redemption.
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall (VLH) Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Elephant Conservation Alliance (TECA) Speaker: Matt Lindenberg Executive Director, Global Conservation Corps Since ... read more
  • Combating Poaching and Solving Human-Elephant Conflicts in the Maasai-Mara
    Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall (VLH), Jumbo’s Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 Campus parking map Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP) with Tufts Elephant Conservation Alliance ... read more
  • Art Can Save a Panda
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, MA Part of the Spring 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: The Intersection of Art and Animals Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: ... read more
  • Feral Arts! A Parrot Sanctuary Mixing the Arts and Animal Welfare
    Thursday,  April 19, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Spring 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: The Intersection of Art and Animals Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Danika Oriol-Morway, MS Sanctuary Director, Foster Parrots, Ltd., New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary M.S. in ... read more
  • Toys for Elephants: Designing and Building Enrichment Objects for Elephants
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminars of Spring 2018: The Intersection of Art and Animals Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speakers: Rick and Laura Brown Co-Founders, Handshouse Studio and Faculty, Massachusetts College of Art View ... read more
  • Animals, Africa, and Art
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Spring 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: The Intersection of Art and Animals Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Ellen Rogers, DVM, MFA Click for her biography here Dr. Ellen Rogers will speak to ... read more
  • ‘Use It or Lose It’: Addressing Female Infertility in Zoo Populations
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Cheryl Asa, PhD AZA Reproductive Management Center, Saint Louis Zoo Members of the public are invited to this seminar at no charge to ... read more
  • Green Chimneys Farm and Wildlife Center: Animal-Assisted Interventions That Benefit Both Humans and Animals
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series from the Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Michael E. Kaufmann Director, Green Chimneys Farm and Wildlife Center/Sam and Myra Ross Institute Green Chimneys is home to 300 animals of diverse species ... read more
  • Taking Laboratory Animal Pain Seriously Progress Made, Progress Needed
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series from the Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Larry Carbone, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW Sr Veterinarian & Assoc Director, Lab Animal Resource Center, University of California, San Francisco View recorded seminar here: ... read more
  • Facing Dilemmas: Getting Comfortable with Stressful Decisions and Freeing Yourself for Better Things
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Betsy Banks Saul, M.S. Founder, Petfinder.com & 911FosterPets.com, CEO Heal House Call Veterinarian View recorded ... read more
  • The Humane Management of Global Dog Populations
    The Humane Management of Global Dog Populations: Is It Possible to Sterilize 300 Million Street Dogs?  Should We Try? Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12 PM – 1 PM Hamilburg Lecture Hall, in the Franklin Loew Veterinary Education Center, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton ... read more
  • Serving People and the Pets They Love
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Amanda Arrington Director, Pets for Life, Humane Society of the United States Arrington BIO With an estimated 23 million pets living in poverty ... read more
  • Bioethics and Advanced Care of Companion Animals: Reflections from a Palliative Care Veterinarian
    Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA, Pain Medicine Service, Angell Animal Medical Center The basics of ... read more
  • Changing Perspectives on Rehoming and Retention of Dogs and Cats: Keeping Fluffy Home
    There are many circumstances that can cause pets to lose their homes. We’ve learned that many pet owners in underserved locations are strongly bonded with their pets and would choose to keep their pet if they could get the short term help they need. ... read more
  • The Power of Entangled Empathy, and its Challenges
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Lori Gruen, PhD, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University View recorded seminar here: Made possible ... read more
  • Search and Rescue Dogs: Veterinarians, the Rise of the Working Dog, and the Human-Animal Bond
    Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series from the Center for Animals and Public Policy Presented with Cummings School’s Veterinary Disaster Response Club Speaker: Lori E. Gordon, DVM Urban Search and Rescue, Massachusetts Task Force 1, Owner, Veterinary Surgical Care ... read more
  • Numerical Competence in African Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus)
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series from the Center for Animals and Public Policy View the recorded seminar here: Speaker: Irene M. Pepperberg, MA, PhD, Research Associate and Lecturer, Psychology Department, Harvard University Dr. Irene Pepperberg received her MA and ... read more