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Temple Grandin on Looking through the Eyes of Animals

The importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are hurting dogs, and more insights from the renowned animal behaviorist
How do animals perceive the world? Differently than us, animal behaviorist Temple Grandin told a Tufts audience on January 8. But it’s important to remember that even though that’s the case, she said, they have emotions like ours.

Caring for the Caregivers

Wellness programs surge on campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training.

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

Effects of anti-angiogenic therapy in feline oral squamous cell carcinoma

The cancer that most commonly affects the mouth of cats is called oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).  This cancer is common and responds poorly to treatment.  The average life expectancy for cats diagnosed with this cancer is approximately six-months.  Cats may exhibit a number of problems as a result of OSCC, including a swelling in Read More

Clinical Studies Provide Hope for Pet Owners

Many of you may be familiar with clinical trials used in treating human disease. In a similar way, veterinary clinical studies are being conducted to assess promising new treatments, drugs or procedures in animals. As in human health, participation in veterinary clinical trials is on a volunteer basis. As an academic veterinary medical center, the Read More