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CUMMINGS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
AT TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Healing Animals. Helping Humans. Transforming Global Health.

Five Things to Know About Rats

Here’s why—and how—you might want to keep these rodents as pets

This Education Contains Multitudes

Not wanting to choose between a career as a researcher or a doctor, this Ph.D. student chose a veterinary path

A Vote Against Lyme Disease

Cast your ballot for the best new ideas in fighting a growing health problem

What colors can dogs see?

Veterinary ophthalmologist Stephanie Pumphrey, V08, an assistant professor at Cummings School, responds

Veterinary Surgery Planning and Training in 3D

Cummings School veterinarians and students tap 3D printing to better prepare for operations and practice clinical skills.

This Cummings Grad Researches Vector-Borne Diseases for the CDC

Tess van Kan credits the school’s M.S. in Infectious Disease & Global Health program for giving her a leg up.

Students walking in front of the campus center

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is the only veterinary school in New England. Our progressive academic programs, high-quality clinical care services, and original research has brought Tufts University national and worldwide acclaim.   We offer a four-year professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree programthree combined DVM/Masters of Science degree programs, and four stand-alone graduate programs. Furthermore, our distinctive One Health programs focused on infectious disease research, comparative oncology, international medicine, wildlife, conservation medicine and human-animal interactions – help us educate a new breed of One Health graduates.

From the Dean

Welcome to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, New England’s only veterinary school. Whether you are a potential student, an animal owner who needs veterinary services, a potential faculty or staff member, or a member of the public with a passion for animals, we hope you find what you need at Cummings School.

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Dean Cribb

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center
at Tufts University

Comprised of our seven academic teaching hospitals and clinics Cummings Veterinary Medical Center offers our patients an opportunity to receive high-caliber, advanced and specialty veterinary care while providing our students a rich clinical learning environment.

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center specialists pair expertise with a human touch. The only academic center in New England, our faculty, students and staff translate cutting-edge science into advanced veterinary care that goes beyond healing the patient to embracing and tending to the entire family.