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First round of examination

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Julie Ducrocq

Veterinarian at Ivakkak 2015
Julie has been a veterinarian for the last 15 years. She has also been coming up north for the last ten years on different assignments ranging from rabies vaccination in dogs to sampling caribou for disease. Besides working on the Ivakkak race for the last five years, she experienced working as a trail veterinarian on the Yukon Quest and races in Labrador as well.
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This week, over a hundred dogs were brought to Kuujjuarapik by plane and are now resting on the ice. A first round of examinations where accomplished on Saturday and the rest will be completed today. Up to now, the dog…

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Poop and parasites

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Julie Ducrocq

Veterinarian at Ivakkak 2015
Julie has been a veterinarian for the last 15 years. She has also been coming up north for the last ten years on different assignments ranging from rabies vaccination in dogs to sampling caribou for disease. Besides working on the Ivakkak race for the last five years, she experienced working as a trail veterinarian on the Yukon Quest and races in Labrador as well.
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Deworming sled dogs months before the Ivakkak race is a standard of care. The presence of internal parasite in dogs is not only a reality in Nordic sled dogs but also in our domestic dogs down south. However, dogs in…

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