Cummings School is situated in Grafton, MA on a 600-acre pastoral campus, forty-five minutes west of Boston and next door to Worcester, the second largest city in Massachusetts. The Department of Ambulatory Medicine and Theriogenology and Tufts Veterinary Field Service are located in Woodstock, CT. There is a regional rail service stop adjacent to the main campus and easy access to cultural and sporting events. The main campus and Woodstock are short drives from beautiful beaches, mountains, and other unique features of New England. The area is a hub of biotechnology and higher education. The K-12 education system is excellent. Housing is readily available close to campus or in any number of surrounding towns.
Clinical practice is under the auspices of Tufts Veterinary Field Services (TVFS), which is based along with the academic department in Woodstock, CT. The main campus is located 35 miles away, in North Grafton, MA and is where the majority of non-clinical rotation teaching occurs. TVFS provides high quality individual animal care, herd health, production medicine, and reproductive services for horses (2500/year), dairy and beef cattle (2,000 calls/50,000 animals), small... ruminants (2500/year), camelids (400/year), and pigs (300/year). TVFS is currently composed of nine clinicians and one intern. Specialized equipment available includes digital radiography, diagnostic ultrasound, and endoscopy. A haul-in with stocks is available at the clinic in Woodstock, CT. Easy referral for advanced medical and surgical care is available at the Hospital for Large Animals in N. Grafton, MA. The Hospital for Large Animals has a full range of board specialists.