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

Gorilla Medicine

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.

Ducks are Dying

A mass infection in common eider ducks and a newly identified virus spark a regional effort to manage wildlife epidemics.

Like Minds

The similarities between behavioral disorders in people and animals may lead to breakthroughs in the detection and treatment of autism, OCD and other compulsive disorders.

Animal Instinct

Cummings School scientists seek to put some evidence behind what we intuitively know is a wonderful thing: our special relationship with the animals in our lives.

Sight Lines

When your pet is squinting, teary or red-eyed, it’s time to see a vet

Heal Thyself

Stem cell therapy holds promise for treating many incurable diseases in pets and people

The Genetics of Bloat

Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly disease

Cell Cure

A novel cell transplant therapy holds promise for treating human and animal cancers