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Vets Gone North - to Makkovik

makkovik vet_01.jpgDr. Marti Hopson - Chris McLaughlin It’s next to impossible for people on Labrador’s North Coast to access veterinary services. The nearest animal doctor is a plane or boat ride away in Happy Valley Goose Bay… But this week the dogs and cats and their owners are lined up outside the community hall in Makkovik. That’s because a travelling veterinary clinic has come to town. It’s being run by a group of vets with the Chinook project, based at the Atlantic Veterinarian College. Dr. Marti Hopson is the team’s head vet. Chris McLaughlin is a 4th year veterinary student at the college. . We reached them both in Makkovik to see how things are going….

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