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

Asian Elephant Rescue, Rehabilitation and Rewilding

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 12 PM – 1 PM *UPDATE: During this period of uncertainty due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this seminar will be available for the public to join remotely via WebEx. A current Tufts ID will be required to attend in person on campus.* Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Read More

Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts

Center for Animals and Public Policy director, Dr. Allen Rutberg, is quoted and research referenced in the article in New Scientist science and technology magazine Published January 26, 2020 By Alice Klein Shooting wild horses with contraceptive darts may help curb their numbers in parts of the US where their populations are ballooning out of control. Horses Read More

Equine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Behavior Club Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP Director of Equine Programs, Institute Read More

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

Service Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Special Tools

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Kristin Hartness, Executive Director, Canines for Disabled Kids This presentation will explain what the Read More

The Cure for the Common Desk Lunch

Tufts Paws for People’s Walk With Me program is giving the Grafton campus community a reason to gather for some weekly group exercise (it’s coming to Tufts Medical Center soon, too).

Animals & Society Short Course 2018

Animals & Society Short Course: Current Issues in Human-Animal Relationships June 25-29, 2018 presented by The Office of Continuing Education at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Course Director: Allen Rutberg, Ph.D., Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy Photos from the event:   For nearly 25 years, Read More