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THE INNOVATIVE WORLD OF ANIMAL NUTRITION

Just as humans have become more aware of and discriminating about what goes into their bodies, so have those in charge of nutritional...

STAYING SAFE AROUND PETS KEEPS PEOPLE & ANIMALS HEALTHY

Almost all dog and cat owners consider their pets to be like a part of the family. But that doesn't mean that it's safe to treat pets...

 
 
 

ANIMAL MEDICINES ARE STRICTLY REGULATED

Before they can be manufactured or marketed, animal medicines are subject to much of the same rigorous approval processes as human...

LOCAL VOLUNTEERS TAKING THERAPY DOGS TO BOULDER TO PROVIDE COMFORT TO COMMUNITY

COLORADO SPRINGS - Handling the tragedy of Monday's mass shooting in Boulder can be hard for many, but a locally-founded group is hoping...

 
 
 

PREVENTION THAT WORKS: PROTECT YOUR PET FROM FLEAS AND TICKS

They may be tiny, but they can cause a world of trouble. Fleas and ticks can make your cats and dogs uncomfortable, and they can also...

THERAPY DOGS AT FOREST GLEN MIDDLE BRING MORE THAN COMFORT TO STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

Each day over the last three years, the peer counseling teacher at Forest Glen Middle School has brought two of man's best friends...

 
 
 

FIVE IMMUNIZATIONS THAT ARE CHANGING THE WORLD

The discovery of the smallpox vaccine more than 200 years ago fundamentally changed the way we approach preventing and managing diseases,...

ONE HEALTH IN ACTION - REDUCING DISEASE RISK FOR YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE

Sometimes we get a stark reminder of how closely the health of people is tied to the health of animals. In 2011, when there was an...

 
 
 

KEEPING PETS HEALTHY DURING THE PANDEMIC

AHI Veterinarian Will McCauley, DVM, reminds pet owners of the importance of regular veterinary care, even in the pandemic. “Many vet...

BELOVED CANINE MOVES ON AFTER HELPING HOSPITAL STAFF THROUGH A YEAR OF THE PANDEMIC

Staff members at a Denver hospital have said a sad goodbye to Wynn, their canine companion for nearly two years and a presence during...

 
 
 

WANT TO HELP GIVE YOUR PET A LONG, HEALTHY LIFE? VACCINATE IT!

Just like humans, pets are susceptible to a wide range of diseases; and just like humans, vaccinations are a proven, safe way to avoid...

KEEP YOUR PETS SAFE FROM COVID-19

It's been almost a year since most of us first heard the term “Covid-19,” and our understanding of this highly infectious disease has...

 
 
 

PUPS LENDING A PAW TO UI POLICE SUPPORT TEAM

URBANA - University of Illinois students suffering from mental issues or just overwhelmed by stress now have a fully dedicated team...

PETS RELY ON US TO PROTECT THEM FROM THE COLD

When the weather is frightful but we must go outside, humans can simply add an extra layer, cover up with a cap, or wear waterproof...

 
 
 

THE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND IMPROVES LIVES DURING THE PANDEMIC

We've all seen the stories of animals easing our stress and boosting morale during the pandemic. But this news isn't just anecdotal...

WITH PANDEMIC RESTRICTIONS, READING PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN MOVES ONLINE

PHILADELPHIA - As pandemic restrictions came down and library branches closed their doors, the children's department at Parkway Central...

 
 
 

HOW VACCINES SAVE LIVES

Widespread use of immunizations has been one of the greatest public health achievements of the past century, saving countless lives...

WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH, WE'RE ALL CONNECTED

One Health recognizes the intersection between the health of humans and the health of all animals - pets, livestock, and wildlife,...

 
 
 

ANIMAL VACCINES & PUBLIC HEALTH

Pet owners, veterinarians, and farmers and ranchers are united in their desire to keep their animals healthy and reduce their suffering,...

FACTS ABOUT THE INCREDIBLE HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND

Do you ever notice how fulfilled you feel when you spend time with your pet? How your pet can inspire joy while also somehow helping...

 
 
 



Join Us: Fur Ball Virtual Auction

Homeward Pet's Fur Ball is an unforgettable celebration for the animals! Come together with us to support the care and adoption of the homeless cats and dogs in our community... Read more ...

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Sameer Sonkusale and his group's research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote Read more ...

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Cummings School Commits to Diversity Efforts with Task Force, Scholarships

Tufts University's veterinary school aims to increase diversity among students, staff, and faculty, and by extension, the veterinary profession at large Read more ...

A Tale of Two Tapirs

A Tale of Two Tapirs

When a Baird's tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care Read more ...

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body Read more ...

Acclaimed Civil Rights Lawyer and Advocate Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Tufts...

Attorney, social justice advocate, and author to address Class of 2021 in a virtual ceremony Source Read more ...

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Japanese Night Heron in Shanghai

Last Sunday, it was raining hard, but I went out to Chongming Island, a part of Shanghai, anyway. Mostly I went because some farmers there keep a lovely dog in a cage, and I... Read more ...

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

Animal Rescue Refuses To Return Lost Dog To Family

If you've lost a dog before, you know the sigh of relief you feel when they're found. But imagine what would happen if you knew where your lost dog was, but couldn't get them... Read more ...

Updated Donations Policy

DONATING PET ITEMS Homeward Pet accepts items for dogs and cats only in new, like-new, or gently-used condition. Below are the items that we can use in the care of animals at... Read more ...

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

After 13 Beautiful Years, Ron Howard Says Goodbye To His Collie

Film director Ron Howard has always been incredibly close to his dogs. His Collie named Cooper was by his side for 13 years and his Great Pyrenees named Puddin is a newer... Read more ...