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Spay and neuter campaign targets rural dog numbers

...Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. to send veterinarians to rural villages to spay and neuter...Participants include Tim Hunt, a Michigan veterinarian who volunteered for the Kuskokwim River...easier to organize.Out-of-state veterinarians previously could not provide their...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/spay-and-neuter-campaign-targets-rural-
State
Veterinarians warn of antifreeze poisoning

...spike in dog deaths has North Pole veterinarians warning residents to keep pets away...last month, said Denali Lovely, a veterinarian at North Pole Veterinary Hospital...crucial if a pet is exposed, said veterinarian Margaret Eastman. If a pet appears...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033008/reg_263175207.shtml
Volunteers rescue 35 dogs near Soldotna

...bags of dog food to feed the rescued dogs. Colbath and Whipp are working to get the dogs bathed, de-wormed and to the veterinarian for check ups and to get spayed or neutered.Within a month the sanctuary hopes to start adopting out the dogs.Colbath...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/volunteers-rescue-35-dogs-near-soldotna
State
Dog ticks a growing concern in Alaska

...Many people think ticks can't live in Alaska, but a state veterinarian says that's not the case.Some ticks, such as hare ticks...diseases," said Dr. Robert Gerlach, the state's head veterinarian. "If we get a tick that comes up and now can survive in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-22/dog-ticks-growing-concern-alaska
State
Fairbanks veterinarian plans services to Interior villages

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks veterinarian plans to offer low-cost...the help of an apprentice veterinarian and her husband, Ken Rodriguez...communities that have no veterinarians. Rodriguez also plans to...will be referred to other veterinarians, Thornell said. "We'll...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020310/sta_558290249.shtml
News
Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

...mandible was traumatically dislocated from the cranium," Dr. Kathy Burek of Alaska Veterinary Pathology Services, the lead veterinarian on the necropsy, said in a statement Friday. "Cause of death was determined to be ship strike."During the necropsy...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/well-known-humpback-whale-killed-boat-c
State
Authorities investigating whale, ferry collision

...determination of how that happened is out of my realm, and it's in the investigation mode still."Frances Gulland, lead veterinarian for the investigation, said it wasn't known whether the death was caused by the ship. Law enforcement from the National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-01/authorities-investigating-whale-ferry-c
State
Authorities investigating whale, ferry collision

...determination of how that happened is out of my realm, and it's in the investigation mode still."Frances Gulland, lead veterinarian for the investigation, said it wasn't known whether the death was caused by the ship. Law enforcement from the National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-03/authorities-investigating-whale-ferry-c
State
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...later, pilot whale Freddie was bribed to the side of a pool with fish, and trainer Liz Thomas gently grabbed her tail. Veterinarian Stacy Dirocco, dressed in scrubs, swabbed the tail with alcohol, drew the blood and stuck it in a handful of lab tubes...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/some-seaworld-mammals-live-longer-cap
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Photo: Iditarod veterinarian

Volunteer veterinarian Heather Low, of Boise, Idaho, checks one of Ed Stielstra's sled dogs during Wednesday's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race vet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022808/sta_252069414.shtml

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