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In Rural Alaska, “Use What You Can Find”

Eileen and Ashley Moses hold their pets inside the Elim Fire Hall

Veterinary services are rare — and greatly needed — in rural Alaska. A recent episode of KNOM’s “Story49” documents how a new organization is filling the gap; it takes listeners to the front lines of where pets and pet owners need care the most.

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In Nikolai, a Healthy Dose of Medicine, Before the Race

photo by Ben Matheson; audio by Laureli Kinneen; text by David Dodman The 41 volunteer veterinarians of the Iditarod fulfill a crucial role: making sure the dogs of The Last Great Race are healthy and fit for the trail. In Nikolai this Sunday, long before a single sled dog or musher arrived, one volunteer vet…

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