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Shelter Medicine Program
What is shelter medicine?
Students prepare for spay/neuter clinic

Shelter Medicine is a field of veterinary medicine dedicated to the care and needs of underserved animals. At Tufts, the Shelter Medicine Program works with underserved animals such as community cats, shelter animals and animals belonging to pet owners in need, while teaching students practice-ready skills. A host of area partners work with the school to provide opportunities for students to observe and gain experience working in shelters in Massachusetts. Learn more…

Meet the Team

Dr. Emily McCobb

DR. EMILY MCCOBB

Program Director

Dr. Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA is Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and director of the Shelter Medicine Program.

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