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Iceland facing meat shortage amid veterinarian strikes

Iceland is on the brink of a meat shortage as the nation's meat processing industry has ground to a halt due to a veterinarian strike. Veterinarians have been on strike since April 20, and are demanding higher wages.

Tenerife gorilla suit story was a tad exaggerated

Santa Cruz De Tenerife - The media reported a funny story on Friday, saying that a veterinarian had shot a man in a gorilla suit with a tranquillizer dart. The story was a little, well, exaggerated. Yes, a vet shot the dart, but no, the guy wasn't wearing a gorilla suit.

Vet mistakes zoo employee for gorilla, tranquillizes him

Santa Cruz De Tenerife - A vet at Loro Parque Zoo and Marine Park in Tenerife, Spain had a bad day recently. The zoo was running a drill on how to handle a gorilla escape. A guy was running around in a gorilla suit and the vet panicked and shot him with a tranquillizer dart.

Veterinarian loses wedding ring and retrieves it in city dump

Oklahoma City - Oklahoma veterinarian Gary McNeill was performing life-saving surgery on a dog this week when he lost something very important: his wedding ring.

Pet paralyzed after being ‘observed’ by licensed veterinarian

A pet owner brought her active nine-year-old Australian cattle dog to the veterinarian for digestive problems. After paying $2,128 for the exploratory surgery, she came back with a paralyzed dog.

Crispin the hedgehog survives crisp packet ordeal

A baby hedgehog became stuck inside a plastic crisp packet. After being discovered by a passer-by, the hedgehog was released after an operation which took nearly four hours and involved six people.

Cat goes to vet for flea bath, is accidentally euthanized

Gardner - A cat was recently brought to a Massachusetts veterinarian for a scheduled flea bath, and instead was accidentally euthanized.

John Unger: Schoep doing well after fifth laser treatment (video)

Schoep the dog, made famous by a viral photo on Facebook, is still undergoing laser treatment and his pain is greatly reduced. 'I almost got a bark out of him a few nights ago,' says Unger.

Solly the hippo dies after getting stuck in a swimming pool

Solly, the young hippopotamus that stumbled into the swimming pool of a game lodge in South Africa four days ago, has died before he could be rescued.

John Unger's arthritic dog Schoep undergoing laser treatments

Remember the viral photo of John Unger, floating with his elderly dog Schoep in Lake Superior? Thanks to kind donations, Schoep is now undergoing treatment for his pain. And ladies, John is actively looking for a relationship.

Humane Society seeks justice for cat shot with bow and arrow

Grand Rapids - A Michigan veterinarian and the Humane Society have joined together in offering a $3000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting a cat through the face with an arrow.

Wild goose undergoes surgery to remove arrow piercing its chest

Denver - A Canada goose that has been waddling around a Colorado city park for over a month with an arrow piercing through its chest has finally been captured by wildlife rescuers and taken to a veterinarian for medical attention.

Kitten Finds Home While Others’ Fates Uncertain Special

Jack Dandy has a home in the Historic District of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Called “the perfect kitty,” Jack is merrily adjusting to new digs. But that’s not the case with many of his fellow felines in Natchitoches and other parts of the country.

Pet rat passes disease to Tumwater veterinarian

A pet rat gave a vet a disease that usually attacks dogs and cats.

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Ari Rozycki is now a world-traveling veterinary  since retiring from Especially Cats Veterinary Hosp...
Ari Rozycki is now a world-traveling veterinary, since retiring from Especially Cats Veterinary Hospital and Clinic on Taraval Street in San Francisco, CA
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