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Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

...leaving. And that's okay by the volunteers and veterinary technicians who take care of the animals - dogs, the shelter to work Christmas day, as will veterinary technician Liz Snyder. Snyder has worked at the shelter...
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Alaska Digest

...need for constant attention. The baby walrus is getting plenty at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, where veterinary technicians are feeding and petting her and ridding her of sea lice as she recovers from a weekend stranding. "Walruses...
How to adopt a dog

...In addition to a bachelor's degree in art from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, I've also completed a veterinary technician degree and am a certified pet dog trainer through the Association of Pet Dog Trainers ( I've...
Klein and Blackhurst to marry

...Bonnie Mason Klein. She is a graduate of Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo., and works as a receptionist and veterinary technician for Valley Veterinary Clinic. The groom-elect is the son of Tom and Betty Blackhurst and is also a graduate...
UA program aims to aid rural vet care

...increasing the number of veterinary technicians in rural Alaska is going...are 403 veterinarians or veterinary technicians licensed in Alaska, veterinarian and no veterinary technicians. Johnson said the one-year...
Animal neglect trial to resume today

"It smelled like ammonia, old poop and tom cat," Gastineau Humane Society veterinary technician Rebecca Frank said from the witness stand in Judge Philip Pallenberg's Juneau Superior Courtroom on Friday. "Tom cat is a smell...
Fairbanks shelter seeks home for abandoned boa constrictor

...people aren't prepared or equipped to take care of one,'' she said. There is hope though. Vikki McKlveen, a veterinary technician at Aurora Animal Clinic, is a reptile enthusiast and is confident a home will be found for the boa. ``It's...
When owners are away . . .

...cuddling cats and walking dogs. Vets often refer sick pets to Lisa Weimer of Pet Watch, because she's a trained veterinary technician. She ends up giving pills to cats, shots to diabetic dogs or cleaning stitches from a recent surgery. Then...
With every cat, you save $283

...of dealing with a litter conceived too soon, before the mother was mature enough for the rest of the job. A veterinary technician discovered that the kittens were cold, their temperatures a full two degrees below normal. She warmed them up...
Local ABC-TV affiliate touts free advertising for nonprofits

...opens with the camera panning at a dog's-eye view of downtown. It then moves to the humane society, where veterinary technician Becky Hinman-Frank gives Little Bear a bath and physical exam. "It's going to be from the dog's perspective...


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