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Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Characteristics of cats sterilized through a subsidized, reduced-cost spay-neuter program in Massachusetts and of owners who had cats sterilized through this program

Published: September 1, 2016 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association DOI: 10.2460/javma.249.5.490 Published by two MS in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) alumnae: Valerie A. Benka MS, MPP (MAPP alumna, 2012); Emily McCobb DVM, MS (MAPP alumna, 2002) Center for Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA Read More

One View: BLM should use PZP to rein in wild horse population

Publication date: June 1, 2016 Reno-Gazette Journal Part of the USA Today Network Allen Rutberg, PhD and John Turner, Jr, PhD “The Bureau of Land Management has a tough job managing wild horses. If they propose a gather, or don’t gather enough, they get sued…” Drs. Rutberg and Turner discuss using the PZP (porcine zona Read More

Flu Birds

Tips for keeping your backyard flock healthy

Parrot Orphanage: Leave It To Rhode Island

WGBH News March 17, 2016 Danika Oriol-Morway, MS, alumna from the Masters in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program and┬áSanctuary Director for Foster Parrots’ New England Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary (NEEWS) says, “Foster Parrots is involved in conservation, education, adoption rescue and sanctuary…this is a permanent lifelong care facility for homeless parrots and other displaced exotic Read More