Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Emily McCobb

Community Medicine

Education

  • MS - Animals & Public Policy - 2002
  • DVM - Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine - 2000
  • BS - Claremont McKenna College - 1995

House Officer Training

  • Rotating Small Animal Internship - Angell Memorial Hospital
  • Residency - Anesthesiology 2003-2006

Board Certification

  • ACVAA - 2006

Effect of single-cat versus multi-cat home history on perceived behavioral stress in domestic cats (Felis silvestrus catus) in an animal shelter.

Author(s):Broadley, H.M. | McCobb, E.C. | Slater, M.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of feline medicine and surgery

Risk factors for perioperative death in dogs undergoing splenectomy for splenic masses: 539 cases (2001–2012)

Author(s):Wendelburg, K.M. | O’toole, T.E. | McCobb, E. | Price, L.L. | Lyons, J.A. | Berg, J.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Use of Accelerometers to Measure Stress Levels in Shelter Dogs

Author(s):Jones, S. | Dowling-Guyer, S. | Patronek, G.J. | Marder, A.R. | Segurson D'Arpino, S. | McCobb, E.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

Quantifying the Shelter Rabbit Population: An Analysis of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Animal Shelters

Author(s):Cook, A.J. | McCobb, E.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

The Prevalence of Leptospiral Antibodies in Free Roaming Cats in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Ross, L. | McCobb, E.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

The veterinarian's role in animal cruelty cases

Author(s):Benetato, M.A. | Reisman, R. | McCobb, E.
Publication year: 2011
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Use of wound soaker catheters for the administration of local anesthetic for post-operative analgesia: 56 cases

Author(s):Abelson, A.L. | McCobb, E.C. | Shaw, S. | Armitage-Chan, E. | Wetmore, L.A. | Karas, A.Z. | Blaze, C.
Publication year: 2009
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Pacemaker Implantation in a Ferret (Mustela putorius furo) With Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block

Author(s):Sanchez-Migallon Guzman, D. | Mayer, J. | Melidone, R. | McCarthy, R.J. | McCobb, E. | Kavirayani, A. | Rush, J.E.
Publication year: 2006
Journal / Book title: Veterinary Clinics of North America - Exotic Animal Practice

Assessment of stress levels among cats in four animal shelters

Author(s):McCobb, E.C. | Patronek, G.J. | Marder, A. | Dinnage, J.D. | Stone, M.S.
Publication year: 2005
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Thunderstorm phobia in dogs: An internet survey of 69 cases

Author(s):McCobb, E.C. | Brown, E.A. | Damiani, K. | Dodman, N.H.
Publication year: 2001
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association

General Research Interests

  • Companion animal management policy
  • Opioid pharmacokinetics
  • Stress and pain management
  • Subjective scoring systems

Teaching

  • Pain management
  • Euthanasia
  • Communications
  • Shelter policy

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Human Animal Interaction (HAI)
  • Population medicine, animal shelters, human-animal bond. Also anesthesiology.