Veterinary students and technicians prepare a dog for exam
Somebody is happy to be studying shelter medicine!
Students attending Community Cats spay lab
A student and patient at Lerner Clinic
A student and resident discuss patient care with a client at Tufts at Tech
What is shelter medicine?
Shelter Medicine is a field of veterinary medicine dedicated to the care and needs of underserved animals. At Tufts, the Shelter Medicine Program works with underserved animals such as community cats, shelter animals and animals belonging to pet owners in need, while teaching students practice-ready skills. A host of area partners work with the school to provide opportunities for students to observe and gain experience working in shelters in Massachusetts. Learn more…