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CUMMINGS SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
AT TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Healing Animals. Helping Humans. Transforming Global Health.

Heartbreak for dog owners: Popular breed more prone now to cancer

Cummings School’s Cheryl London is featured prominently in this Boston 25 News story on why golden retrievers are more susceptible to developing cancers than other dog breeds.

Terriers Test a Therapy for Lung Disease

Dog owners band together to crowdfund a clinical trial of a drug that could help pets and people survive pulmonary fibrosis

Community Medicine Keeps Pets Out of Shelters

Jane Waterfall, V18, and Kayla Sample were the first two community medicine interns at the Tufts at Tech veterinary clinic in Worcester. Here’s what they learned.

Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses For most humans and animals, diarrhea is an uncomfortable but minor problem. However, in horses, diarrhea can more easily turn deadly—killing some 25 to 30 percent Read More

A Day in the Life of a Whale Researcher

Anjali Narasimhan, VG19, shares a first-person account of studying humpback whales in the remote wilderness of southeast Alaska

Should We Worry About the Coronavirus Emerging from China?

As a viral pneumonia continues to spread, an expert on human outbreaks that originate in animals shares what we know so far about 2019n-CoV

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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.