Cummings Veterinary Medical Center Story

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts, the only academic veterinary center in New England, is dedicated to healing animals, helping humans and transforming global health. An integral part of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center offers a comprehensive, one-stop resource for high-caliber, advanced and specialty veterinary services.

Our team of board-certified veterinarians, technicians, residents and interns combine state-of-the-art science, clinical expertise and the human touch to provide veterinary services that go beyond healing the patient to caring for the entire family. We train and engage future veterinarians and advance the field of veterinary medicine through integrated research programs. Students are exposed to the latest research and leading edge treatments and share their passion and companionship with clients and their families.

The academic teaching hospitals and clinics that comprise Cummings Veterinary Medical Center offer our students high quality, hands-on clinical learning opportunities and offer our patients an opportunity to receive high-caliber, advanced and specialty veterinary care.  Cummings Veterinary Medical Center treats more than 80,000 animal cases a year. Whether it’s small companion animals, exotic pets, horses, farm animals, or sick and injured wildlife creatures, we are committed to improving animal health and sharing our knowledge and expertise with clients, pet owners and referring veterinarians.

Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center
Tufts Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center
Located in North Grafton, MA, these hospitals provide state of the art, 24-hour, emergency and multi-specialty care for small companion pets, as well as all large animals.

Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts, located in Walpole, MA, provides convenient access to high-caliber primary as well as multi-specialty care for eastern MA residents.

Tufts Ambulatory Service at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts, based in Woodstock, CT, provides farm calls, in-house veterinary care and emergency services for horses, dairy cows, and small ruminants.

Tufts Wildlife Clinic at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts provides medical care and rehabilitation to sick and injured wildlife patients with the goal of returning them to their native environment.

Luke and Lily Lerner Spay/Neuter Clinic at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts
offers free or low-cost spay/neuter services, while providing Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine students instruction in the best practices of small animal sterilization surgeries.

Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, an innovative student-run community clinic provides low-cost care for family pets within Central Massachusetts’ underserved communities.