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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
Not For Web
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
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
Litter of wolf pups rescued from Alaska wildfire

...to the zoo for medical care.The spokeswoman says it appears a porcupine may have entered the den to escape from the wildfire. A veterinarian removed porcupine quills from the pups. The vet estimates they're about two weeks old.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-30/litter-wolf-pups-rescued-alaska-wildfir
State
Tsaa yadi: Seal pup gets name, will return to Juneau

...release.A call to the SeaLife Center was not returned by press time, but Ridgway said she has been in touch with the pup's veterinarian. He's being fed formula and will graduate to mashed up fish once he is one month old in June, she said.The vet said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-29/tsaa-y%C3%A1di-seal-pup-gets-name-will-
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf, part II

...wolf lies on a metal table, its white legs and massive paws hanging over the edge. Kimberlee Beckmen, a wildlife veterinarian, wears a white lab coat and purple gloves. Scalpel in hand, she positions herself at the wolf's belly.Beckmen...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/alaska-science-forum-solving-mystery
Outdoors
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
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...staff members were told not to contact the attending veterinarian about the health problems for fear of reprisal from...university's Office of Research Integrity, with which the veterinarian was also involved.The complaint follows a request...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
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
States aim to help veterinarian shortage

...ranch. Unable to find a veterinarian to come to his rural place...shortage of large animal veterinarians. A federal program created...health is being endangered. Veterinarians not only care for cattle...reimbursement or scholarships to veterinarians who agree to work in underserved...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031008/reg_255503757.shtml

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