Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Allen T Rutberg

Research Assistant Professor

Fertility Control for Wildlife, Urban Wildlife Conflict

Campus Phone:
508-887-4769

Fax:
508-839-3337

Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Washington - 1984
  • A.B. - Harvard College - 1976

Managing wildlife with contraception: Why is it taking so long?

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

From the pens to the field: Real-world wildlife contraception

Author(s):Turner Jr., J.W. | Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Single-treatment porcine zona pellucida immunocontraception associated with reduction of a population of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus Virginianus)

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Naugle, R.E. | Verret, F.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Field testing of single-administration porcine zona pellucida contraceptive vaccines in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Naugle, R.E. | Turner, J.W. | Fraker, M.A. | Flanagan, D.R.
Publication year: 2013
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Research

Catching the Spirit: A Study of Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse Adopters in New England

Author(s):Koncel, M.A. | Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 2012
Journal / Book title: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

Controlled-release components of PZP contraceptive vaccine extend duration of infertility

Author(s):Turner Jr., J.W. | Rutberg, A.T. | Naugle, R.E. | Kaur, M.A. | Flanagan, D.R. | Bertschinger, H.J. | Liu, I.K.M.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Research

Population-level effects of immunocontraception in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Naugle, R.E.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Research

Immunocontraception in wild horses: One inoculation provides two years of infertility

Author(s):Turner Jr., J.W. | Liu, I.K.M. | Flanagan, D.R. | Rutberg, A.T. | Kirkpatrick, J.F.
Publication year: 2007
Journal / Book title: Journal of Wildlife Management

Effects of immunocontraception on a suburban population of white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Naugle, R.E. | Thiele, L.A. | Liu, I.K.M.
Publication year: 2004
Journal / Book title: Biological Conservation

Field testing of immunocontraception on white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) on Fire Island National Seashore, New York, USA.

Author(s):Naugle, R.E. | Rutberg, A.T. | Underwood, H.B. | Turner Jr., J.W. | Liu, I.K.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Reproduction (Cambridge, England) Supplement

An animal welfare view of wildlife contraception.

Author(s):Grandy, J.W. | Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Reproduction (Cambridge, England) Supplement

Porcine zona pellucida (PZP) immunocontraception of wild horses (Equus caballus) in Nevada: a 10 year study.

Author(s):Turner Jr., J.W. | Liu, I.K. | Flanagan, D.R. | Bynum, K.S. | Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Reproduction (Cambridge, England) Supplement

Evaluation of immunocontraceptive adjuvants, titers, and fecal pregnancy indicators in free-ranging white-tailed deer

Author(s):Walter, W.D. | Pekins, P.J. | Rutberg, A.T. | Kilpatrick, H.J.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Society Bulletin

Evaluation of immunocontraception in a free-ranging suburban white-tailed deer herd

Author(s):Walter, W.D. | Perkins, P.J. | Rutberg, A.T. | Kilpatrick, H.J.
Publication year: 2002
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Society Bulletin

Immunocontraception in feral horses: One inoculation provides one year of infertility

Author(s):Turner J.W., Jr. | Liu, I.K.M. | Flanagan, D.R. | Rutberg, A.T. | Kirkpatrick, J.F.
Publication year: 2001
Journal / Book title: Journal of Wildlife Management

Immunocontraception limits foal production in free-roaming feral horses in Nevada

Author(s):Turner Jr., J.W. | Liu, I.K.M. | Rutberg, A.T. | Kirkpatrick, J.F.
Publication year: 1997
Journal / Book title: Journal of Wildlife Management

Lessons from the urban deer battlefront: A plea for tolerance

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 1997
Journal / Book title: Wildlife Society Bulletin

Case studies in wildlife immunocontraception: Wild and feral equids and white-tailed deer

Author(s):Kirkpatrick, J.F. | Turner Jr., J.W. | Liu, I.K.M. | Fayrer-Hosken, R. | Rutberg, A.T.
Publication year: 1997
Journal / Book title: Reproduction, Fertility and Development

Opposing view on elimination of brucellosis reservoir.

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Klein, P.N.
Publication year: 1996
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Proximate causes of natal dispersal in feral ponies: Some sex differences

Author(s):Rutberg, A.T. | Keiper, R.R.
Publication year: 1993
Journal / Book title: Animal Behaviour

General Research Interests

  • Deer and wild horse immunocontraception
  • Suburban deer controversies and population management
  • Wild horse management
  • Ungulate social organization

Research Interests by Area

International, Wildlife and Conservation Medicine
  • Control of wild animal populations using immunocontraceptive vaccines