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This Tufts veterinary student spent the summer playing music for very good dogs to see if it helped with short-term stress

Boston Globe Second-year veterinary student, Sidney Beecy, discusses her research project that looks at the effect of music on short-term stress in dogs. Also quoted is Seana-Dowling Guyer, who is working with Sidney on this project, alongside Dr. Emily McCobb and Tufts University psychology professor, Ani Patel. Read full article here: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/09/27/this-tufts-veterinary-student-spent-summer-playing-music-for-very-good-dogs-see-helped-with-short-term-stress/YEgwEURoy9vhILydLWjBEN/story.html

Human-Animal Interaction, Pet Ownership, Service Animals and more at the Animals & Society Short Course 2019

Dr. Megan Mueller is Assistant Professor, Human-Animal Interaction and Co-Director for Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction. Dr. Emily McCobb is Director for Tufts Shelter Medicine Program, Assistant Director for Center for Animals and Public Policy. Last year, they co-authored research that was published on the assessment of canine health and preventative care outcomes of a Read More

Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

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

Pet Project

A surprising number of animal owners have little or no access to veterinary care, Tufts at Tech (a low-cost primary-care clinic run by Cummings School) brings the care to them