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2020 Animal Matters Series Lectures

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Behavior Science: How It Affects Our Patients and Our World

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series Presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Behavior Club and Tufts Wildlife, Aquatic, Zoo Animal, and Exotic Medicine Organization (WAZE) Speaker Marion Desmarchelier, DMV, IPSAV, DES (Zoological Medicine), DES (Animal Behaviour Medicine), MSc, DACZM, DECZM (Zoo Health Management), DACVB Read More

Asian Elephant Rescue, Rehabilitation and Rewilding

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 12 PM – 1 PM *UPDATE: During this period of uncertainty due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this seminar will be available for the public to join remotely via WebEx. A current Tufts ID will be required to attend in person on campus.* Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Read More

Equine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Behavior Club Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP Director of Equine Programs, Institute Read More

2018 Animal Matters Series Lectures- copy

Center for Animals and Public Policy About the Center Advisory Board Areas of Focus Animals in the Community Animals in Research Animals in the Environment Animals in Society Faculty Faculty Fellows Animal Matters Series Archived Recordings from Animal Matters Series Programs Research Areas Contact the Center 2018 Animal Matters Series Lectures- copy Photo courtesy of Read More

Potpourri of Veterinary Disaster Response

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Veterinary Disaster Response Club Speaker: Warren Hess, DVM Disaster Coordinator, Assistant Director Division of Animal and Public Health, American Veterinary Medical Association Watch presentation here: See pdf Read More

The Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

The Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund was established by Rev. Priscilla Lawrence and her husband, Patrick Melampy, to honor the legacy of Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence, DVM, PhD. Dr. Elizabeth A. Lawrence was a pioneering veterinarian and anthropologist who wrote with insight and eloquence about the relationship between people and animals, with special attention to horses. Read More

The Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund Community Outreach Grant Program

These competitive grants are for projects and programs involving animals and the human animal bond. The Lawrence Fund was established by Rev. Priscilla Lawrence and her husband, Patrick Melampy, to honor the legacy of Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence, DVM, PhD, co-founder of the center and originator of the Cummings School’s Human-Animal Relationships course. Under the Lawrence Read More

Service Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Special Tools

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Kristin Hartness, Executive Director, Canines for Disabled Kids This presentation will explain what the Read More

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