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Introduction to Animal Welfare Science – Tufts Cummings

Tuesday, July, 11th, 2017 Spring

Contact Name: Dr. Emily McCobb Details Students: varies Credit:  3 MAPP & MCM/  .5 DVM Open to 1st and 2nd year students.  Location: Center for Animals and Public Policy Description This course will explore a wide range of subjects related to animal welfare. The goal is for the student to understand various perspectives and definitions of: Read More

Tufts Community Cat Clinics – Tufts Cummings

Tuesday, July, 11th, 2017 Fall Spring

Contact Name: Dr. Emily McCobb Details Students: 4   Credit: varies Location: Center for Animals and Public Policy Description Opportunity to practice technical skills and procedures such as vaccinations, SQ fluid administration, etc. In addition, students will observe surgeries and feral cat clinic procedures. As a volunteer, students will be helping serve an animal population in need Read More

Shelter Visits – Tufts Cummings

Tuesday, July, 11th, 2017 Summer

Contact Name: Dr. Emily McCobb Details Students: MAPP, DVM and MCM Credit: 2 MAPP credits/ .5 DVM Description This elective is designed for students with a special interest in shelter medicine.  The sessions will be divided as follows: Session 1:  (2 hours) meet with Dr. McCobb to discuss semester goals and prepare list of locations Read More

Shelter Medicine – Tufts Cummings

Tuesday, July, 11th, 2017 Fall

Contact Name: Dr. Emily McCobb Details Students: varies Credit: 0.5 2nd year students only. Location: Center for Animals and Public Policy Description The shelter medicine selective course is an intensive course focusing on applied small animal medicine in the shelter setting. The format is readings, lectures and group discussion. The course will involve ten course sessions Read More

Introduction to Veterinary Forensics – Tufts Cummings

Tuesday, July, 11th, 2017 Fall

Contact Name: Dr. Emily McCobb Details Students: varies Credit: 0.5 3rd year students only.  Description The course will be targeted to third year veterinary students and taught at a basic level.  Students must have a strong interest in shelter medicine, forensics, or pathology. This course will be taught by Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore, acting director of the Read More

Foster Parrots Adoption Ltd.

Monday, July, 10th, 2017 Fall Spring Summer

Contact Name: Stephanie Young Best Method of Contact: phone Details Students: 2 Credit: varies Distance From Tufts: 73.1 miles Please contact Nancy Horniak for the address.  Description Foster Parrots, Ltd. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue and protection of unwanted and abused companion parrots and other displaced captive exotic animals.   Favorite

Farm Sanctuary – NY

Monday, July, 10th, 2017 Summer

Contact Name: unknown Best Method of Contact: phone Details Students: varies Credit: 0.5 Distance From Tufts: 331.0 miles Description Farm Sanctuary is a non-profit farm animal protection organization. All interns are responsible for a specific job for 40 hours/week, shelter emergencies as needed, special educational opportunities. Minimum commitment is one month.   Favorite

Applied Animal Behavior – Tufts Cummings – Foster Hospital

Monday, July, 10th, 2017 Spring

Contact Name: Dr. Seana Dowling-Guyer Details Students: MAPP, DVM and MCM Credit:  3 MAPP credits/ .5 DVM Students who are interested in the shelter medicine program should take this selective in the spring of their second year. Description This course will focus on applied behavior topics of common companion, farm, and zoo animals.  We will Read More