For Students of Shelter Medicine

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…

For Students

Where do I start?

Are you a prospective veterinary student interested in shelter medicine? A current student looking for info or opportunities but don't know where to start? Well, start here.

Courses

Are you a prospective or current veterinary student looking for information and opportunities in shelter medicine?

Clinical Programs

Find out more about Selectives, Rotations, the Residency, Externships and surgical training programs.

Careers

Do you want to find out more about alumni who have made careers in shelter medicine?

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SHELTER MEDICINE PROGRAM?