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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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Vets urge dog owners to keep masks out of reach after several emergencies

Boston 25 News reports on risks related to pets ingesting face masks, following emergency surgery at Foster Hospital performed by resident and alumna Catherine Stecyk.

Pets Exhibit Behavioral Issues with Humans Home in Pandemic

Clinical assistant professor Stephanie Borns-Weil talks with WBUR’s “All Things Considered” about how the pandemic has impacted pet behavior.

Our Four-Legged Friends During COVID-19

Megan Mueller, the Elizabeth Arnold Stevens Junior Professor at Cummings School, and Clinical Assistant Professor Stephanie Borns-Weil were featured on WCVB’s Chronicle talking about the human-animal bond and animal behavior during the pandemic.

Helping Veterinary Students Understand the Business Side of Practice

Cummings School alum Glenn Kalick and veterinary students Katherine Olson and Kendall Leet-Otley host a conference for veterinary students Sept. 26 on how to start a practice and take control of their careers.

Understanding the Risks of Rodent Poisons to Birds of Prey

A new study finds 100% of tested red-tailed hawks at Tufts Wildlife Clinic to be exposed to anticoagulant rodenticides

The Consequences of Spraying Fire Retardants on Wildfires

A graduate of the M.S. in conservation medicine program shares what she learned during the program about the methods used to fight wildfires in California.

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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.