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

Cummings School expertise is key to a global program headed by the university that aims to stop new viruses from becoming a widespread danger to humans.

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How Much Should I Worry About Ticks?

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Slate.com about all things ticks—from observations of tick populations in his fieldwork to preventing tick bites.

Art Heals- The BVT Chalk Art Festival

Good Morning Jean, On behalf of Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District, I sincerely thank you for your support of our event “Art Heals- The BVT Chalk Art Festival”. We were finally able to host our event in May as an in-school field trip for senior students. Our students completed chalk art pieces all around Read More

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body

Saving the Sea Turtles

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help

Amid Challenging Year, Tufts Wildlife Clinic Cared for Thousands of Patients

In 2020, Tufts Wildlife Clinic weathered the COVID-19 pandemic with help from a new fellow, many remote volunteers, and local rehabilitators

Which animals can catch COVID-19, which can’t — and why it matters.

Professor Jonathan Runstadler comments in a Vox article about which animals are most susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

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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.