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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
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
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
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
On thin ice: Dog rescued at Mendenhall River

...Medical Center, which provides after-hours and weekend dispatch and emergency services. Veterinarian Dr. Patrick Taylor confirmed that the veterinarian on duty had taken a call about a dog that had fallen through the ice on Tuesday night...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-14/thin-ice-dog-rescued-mendenhall-river
Local
Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...Society has seen a few cases of kennel cough recently, GHS veterinarian Rachel Berngartt said. But don't be alarmed - a small...else sick."When you call to make an appointment with your veterinarian, let him or her know if your dog is coughing, she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-03/cases-kennel-cough-reported-juneau
Local
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
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...wanted to retrieve the wolf and have a veterinarian determine how it died."You guys...Office in Fairbanks. There, wildlife veterinarian Kimberlee Beckmen will examine it and...the snow.Next week: the wildlife veterinarian solves the mystery.? Ned Rozell...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/alaska-science-forum-mystery-south-f
Outdoors
Drainage slows on lake formed by avalanche

...mile over two avalanches to get 5-year-old Ninja to a veterinarian for treatment of an infection. Alaska State Troopers said...bail Sunday.Dr. Kelly Hawkins treated their pet. The veterinarian said the cat would not have lasted much longer without treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-30/drainage-slows-lake-formed-avalanche
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

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