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Ariel Lefkovits Finds Her Niche in Animal Advocacy

ARIEL LEFKOVITS FINDS HER NICHE IN ANIMAL ADVOCACY

Cummings School alumna Ariel Lefkovits originally thought she wanted to be a veterinarian but instead found her passion in animal welfare.

In the wild world, Tufts clinic is always hunting for ways to heal

IN THE WILD WORLD, TUFTS CLINIC IS ALWAYS HUNTING FOR WAYS TO HEAL

Clinical Associate Professor Maureen Murray, V03, spoke with The Boston Globe for a feature story on Tufts Wildlife Clinic.

 
 
 
Winter Book Recommendations

WINTER BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS

Looking for a good read? The Tufts community-faculty, staff, and alumni-share more than 40 of their favorites with you

Investing in Research, Amanda Martinot Wins 2021 Junior Faculty Research Award

INVESTING IN RESEARCH, AMANDA MARTINOT WINS 2021 JUNIOR FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD

Awarding and encouraging faculty at the beginning of their career to continue their cutting edge research.

 
 
 
Thanksgiving foods to avoid giving to your dog: Experts share what's safe, toxic this holiday season

THANKSGIVING FOODS TO AVOID GIVING TO YOUR DOG: EXPERTS SHARE WHAT'S SAFE, TOXIC THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Masslive.com highlights the recommendations of Cummings School's veterinary nutritionists on safe/unsafe foods for dogs this season...

To Chelate or Not to Chelate ?

TO CHELATE OR NOT TO CHELATE ?

Minerals in pet food can come from the main ingredients or be added as concentrated inorganic or chelated supplements. We review the...

 
 
 
Healthy eating for dogs during this time of year

HEALTHY EATING FOR DOGS DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR

Keeping dogs safe during the gathering season.

Cummings School Giving Tuesday 2021

CUMMINGS SCHOOL GIVING TUESDAY 2021

Adding momentum to Tufts' participation in Giving Tuesday, the global day of philanthropy coming up on November 30, this year 80 challenges...

 
 
 
Life saving research and the world's largest collection of Willard Clocks call Grafton, Massachusetts, home

LIFE SAVING RESEARCH AND THE WORLD'S LARGEST COLLECTION OF WILLARD CLOCKS CALL GRAFTON, MASSACHUSETTS, HOME

Dean Alastair Cribb and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Cheryl London spoke with WCVB's Chronicle about the school's...

Deer Wars and Death Threats

DEER WARS AND DEATH THREATS

Research associate professor Allen Rutberg comments in a New Yorker feature on urban deer population management projects that have...

 
 
 
Confidence and Competence in the Classroom

CONFIDENCE AND COMPETENCE IN THE CLASSROOM

Dr. Ariana Hinckley-Boltax's clinical skills course lays the groundwork and helps set students up for success in future training, veterinary...

Supporting Student Wellness

SUPPORTING STUDENT WELLNESS

Mental stressors have been increasingly weighing on students, but Cummings School has been ramping up the ways in which they support...

 
 
 
Preventing future pandemics starts with recognizing links between human and animal health

PREVENTING FUTURE PANDEMICS STARTS WITH RECOGNIZING LINKS BETWEEN HUMAN AND ANIMAL HEALTH

Dean emerita and professor Deborah Kochevar co-authors an article for the Conversation on preventing future pandemics through a One...

The Pit Bull Puppy Born with an Oversized Tongue Undergoes Reduction Surgery

THE PIT BULL PUPPY BORN WITH AN OVERSIZED TONGUE UNDERGOES REDUCTION SURGERY

Associate professor Raymond Kudej spoke with CBS' The Doctors about a groundbreaking tongue reduction surgery he performed on a dog...

 
 
 
New technology sends Tufts veterinary scientists on journey to center of the cell

NEW TECHNOLOGY SENDS TUFTS VETERINARY SCIENTISTS ON JOURNEY TO CENTER OF THE CELL

Associate dean of research and graduate education Cheryl London spoke with The Tufts Daily about the new Comparative Pathology and...

Veterinary Research Day Winners Announced

VETERINARY RESEARCH DAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED

32nd Veterinary Research Day showcases exceptional student work

 
 
 
Cummings School Former Deans Return to Campus for Ceremony Honoring their Leadership

CUMMINGS SCHOOL FORMER DEANS RETURN TO CAMPUS FOR CEREMONY HONORING THEIR LEADERSHIP

The event recognized the deans for their impact on Cummings' success with new locations for their portraits.

Reptiles 101: Adopting with Care

REPTILES 101: ADOPTING WITH CARE

With National Reptile Awareness Day just around the corner, thousands of bearded dragons, leopard geckos, snakes, and more are bound...

 
 
 
Setting the Precedent

SETTING THE PRECEDENT

Stella Elwood, V23, is leading the charge to modernize an important education track for their fellow Cummings School students: diversity,...

The Tenth Competency

THE TENTH COMPETENCY

Florina Tseng lays out the set of numbers like playing cards.

 
 
 



Integrated analysis of whole genome and transcriptome sequencing reveals a...

Summary Embryo loss is an important factor affecting fertility in dairy production. HH2 was identified as a haplotype on chromosome 1 associated with embryonic lethality in... Read more ...

Tiny Dog Comes Face-To-Face With Mountain Lion But Shows No Fear

Tiny Dog Comes Face-To-Face With Mountain Lion But Shows No Fear

Small dogs often think they're much bigger than they are, which gives them lots of extra confidence. When something scary occurs, they want to be the ones to step up and... Read more ...

Ariel Lefkovits Finds Her Niche in Animal Advocacy

Ariel Lefkovits Finds Her Niche in Animal Advocacy

Cummings School alumna Ariel Lefkovits originally thought she wanted to be a veterinarian but instead found her passion in animal welfare. Read more ...

Madison, Wisconsin, Considers Lifesaving Ban on Cat Declawing

Madison, Wisconsin, Considers Lifesaving Ban on Cat Declawing

Madison, Wisconsin's capital and second most populated city, could join a growing number of humane, forward-thinking cities in the United States by banning the cruel practice... Read more ...

Man Returned To Adopt The Dog He Rescued, And The Pup Couldn't Be Happier

Man Returned To Adopt The Dog He Rescued, And The Pup Couldn't Be Happier

A Pit Bull Puppy Rescued From The Brink Of Death Reunites With His Rescuer, Then Receive THE BIGGEST SURPRISE! Source of Image: YouTube When a Pit Bull puppy in Nova Scotia... Read more ...

Lucky Elderly Man Is Greeted Every Day By A ‘Friend' Who Crawls Out Of The Ice

Lucky Elderly Man Is Greeted Every Day By A ‘Friend' Who Crawls Out Of The Ice

Over the years, we've all seen some unusual and unlikely friendships, but this one may take the cake! One day, a hungry otter showed up at an elderly man's doorstep seeking... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

December is a special month occupied almost entirely for most people by holiday preparation, shopping, and celebration. December makes for some great birding too, whether you... Read more ...

Engineer Promises To Create Prosthetic Leg For His 3-Legged Rescue Dog

Engineer Promises To Create Prosthetic Leg For His 3-Legged Rescue Dog

When Jordan Rosenfeld, a biomedical engineer student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute , met Cleo the rescue dog, it was love at first sight. Cleo only had three legs, but she... Read more ...

Queen Victoria and Her Chickens

Queen Victoria and Her Chickens

Shipping Label According to The Illustrated Book of Poultry Queen Victoria was captivated by watching her seven chickens in their custom enclosure.While royalty are not known... Read more ...

Heroic Rescue Beagle Saves Life Of Elderly Neighbor

Heroic Rescue Beagle Saves Life Of Elderly Neighbor

Not only are our furry best friends absolutely adorable, and make excellent companions, but they also have the uncanny ability to sense when something is wrong. Whether it's... Read more ...