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Not many dogs contract this infection—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year

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Empowering Women for Better Lives for People and Animals

Cummings School researchers study how increasing women’s access to livestock vaccines can improve animal and human health and well-being

The Tele-Veterinarian Will See You Now

Some current clients of Foster Hospital for Small Animals can opt for virtual appointments, which benefit patients, veterinarians, and even students

EEE Warning as Third Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for the Virus

Professor Sam Telford spoke with WCVB Boston about concerns around eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts after a third mosquito sample tested positive this season.

Experts Say You Don’t Need To Freak Out About The Plague Now, Too

Assistant professor Felicia Nutter, V93, talked to Bustle to help put the threat of the plague into proper perspective for those anxious about recent cases in the news.

A Deadly Rabbit Virus Spreads in the U.S.

Veterinarians urge pet owners to prepare for the arrival of rabbit hemorrhagic disease

Can a Human Drug Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding in Dogs with Traumatic Injuries?

Cummings School is part of a multi-institution study to assess if a new field treatment would benefit military working dogs—and maybe someday pets in hemorrhagic shock.

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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