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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

The Power of Entangled Empathy, and its Challenges

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Lori Gruen, PhD, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University View recorded seminar here: Made possible by the generous support of: Read More

Characteristics of Excitable Dog Behavior Based on Owners’ Report from a Self-Selected Study

Published: March 15, 2016 Animals DOI: 10.3390/ani6030022   Anastasia Shabelansky and Seana Dowling-Guyer  Abstract Past research has found that excitable dog behavior is prevalent among sheltered and owned dogs and many times is a reason for canine relinquishment. In spite of its prevalence in the canine population, excitable behavior is relatively unstudied in the scientific literature. The Read More