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To help veterinary students learn to use a microscope—while still following social-distancing guidelines—Cummings School invested in state-of-the-art technology

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Understanding the Risks of Rodent Poisons to Birds of Prey

A new study finds 100% of tested red-tailed hawks at Tufts Wildlife Clinic to be exposed to anticoagulant rodenticides

The Consequences of Spraying Fire Retardants on Wildfires

A graduate of the M.S. in conservation medicine program shares what she learned during the program about the methods used to fight wildfires in California.

Hank Investigates: Tetanus in Dogs

Dr. Ian DeStefano spoke with 7 News Boston about tetanus in dogs and a case that was successfully treated at Foster Hospital.

EEE: Lower impact than expected in 2020

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Boston 25 about why human EEE cases in Massachusetts are lower than expected so far in 2020.

COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Prevents Severe Clinical Disease in Animals

Cummings School researchers contribute to preclinical study that’s among first to report vaccine protection against severe COVID-19-related pneumonia and death.

Helping Endangered Koalas’ Health—and Potentially Humans’ Too

Veterinary student’s research in Australia helped improve care for hundreds of animals with chlamydia, while medical research at Tufts looks for vaccine

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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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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.

COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals. Read More