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Veterinarians warn of antifreeze poisoning

FAIRBANKS - A spike in dog deaths has North Pole veterinarians warning residents to keep pets away from antifreeze. At least five dogs have died from antifreeze poisoning in the last month...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033008/reg_263175207.shtml
Spay and neuter campaign targets rural dog numbers

...with Bethel-based Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. to send veterinarians to rural villages to spay and neuter stray dogs in places...spay-and-neutering clinics easier to organize.Out-of-state veterinarians previously could not provide their services free of charge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/spay-and-neuter-campaign-targets-rural-
State
Necropsy: Killer whale that remained in Nushagak River for weeks was pregnant

ANCHORAGE - Veterinarians said Wednesday that a killer whale...was carrying a late-term fetus, veterinarians said. That could indicate that...River. The necropsy was done by veterinarians on a beach in Dillingham, where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-12/necropsy-killer-whale-remained-nushagak
State
Fee changes proposed for Fairbanks animal shelter

...recently shelved the proposal after veterinarians spoke out against it, saying it could...through the process," she said.Local veterinarians had a problem with part of the proposed...veterinarian and president of the Interior Veterinarians Medical Association, told officials...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-19/fee-changes-proposed-fairbanks-animal-s
State
UAF OKs veterinary program

...University to establish a program to address the shortage of veterinarians in Alaska.The program would allow students to take two...finish their training in Colorado.Rogers said roughly six veterinarians among the current faculty at UAF will offer the local classes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-04/uaf-oks-veterinary-program
State
Park officials warn of aggressive beavers in Anchorage lake

...beavers. Beavers defending their watery turf have chased dogs out of the lake and sent at least half a dozen pooches to veterinarians for stitches or worse, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The battles serve as a reminder that living in Anchorage means...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-12/park-officials-warn-aggressive-beavers-
State
Yukon Quest begins Saturday, more festivals to follow

...unique race that will utilize 15,000 pounds of dog food and 800 bales of straw and require 700 volunteers, officials and veterinarians from around the world. For more information, visit www.yukonquest.com/. Here's a look at other upcoming festivals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/art_780031162.shtml
Arts
Photo: Operation Arctic Crossroads

...thoughout northern Alaska. Last year OAC doctors examined 166 patients, optometrists 149, dentists more than 20, and veterinarians treated more than 1,168 animals. The USCG tested four types of small boats and is scheduled to test the 28-foot jet...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080610/loc_691670430.shtml
News
Iditarod vets swap skills for adventure

...nosy. Helpful, nice, but awfully curious. They are the veterinarians who can be seen hovering over the teams soon after they...to keep. The notebook includes any relevant comments by veterinarians at prior checkpoints about examinations for each dog, including...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031102/spo_dogvet.shtml
Sports
Primping pooches: Do's and don'ts at Westminster

...Yet detecting illegal drugs is virtually impossible while a dog has its few minutes in the ring."Our judges are not all veterinarians," longtime Westminster television host and breeder David Frei said. "They can't tell if a dog is on greenies."There...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-12/primping-pooches-dos-and-donts-westmin
Sports

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