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Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet: Northern Disclosure

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Dr. Michelle Oakley is a veterinarian in one of the most rugged environments on Earth. In addition to running an animal clinic out of her home in Haines Junction, Yukon -- where she lives with husband Shane and their three daughters -- Dr. Oakley also operates a satellite clinic 150 miles away and is the on-call vet for the Yukon Wildlife Preserve, which is about 100 miles from Haines Junction. She also makes house calls, sometimes driving for long stretches through desolate wilderness to check on a patient. This series presents enhanced episodes of "Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet," which documents how the good doctor juggles being a full-time vet, wife and mom, and does so with a sense of humor and devotion.

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Dr. Oakley prepares two black bears for a dangerous relocation.
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Dr. Oakley plays tag with sheep and cracks a paw puzzle.
aired 117 days ago
Michelle treats caribou warts and a sliced mountain goat hoof.
aired 117 days ago
Before a graduation ceremony, horns, feet and feathers fly.
aired 117 days ago
Michelle faces a challenge at home as her daughter Sierra heads into the bush for a true Yukon endurance test.
aired 117 days ago
Michelle Oakley travels to the Alaska Zoo for a visit full of surprises.
aired 117 days ago
Dr. Oakley treats animals injured during their spring migrations.
aired 117 days ago
The Yukon's isolated farmers take care of some routine animal maintenance as winter turns to spring.
aired 309 days ago
Midnight quills, flying hooves and a bovine mystery.
aired 310 days ago
Dr. Oakley heads to Alaska, where she helps a hairy Himalayan yak, a prickly porcupine and a hairless cat.
aired 338 days ago
Michelle crisscrosses Alaska, helping animals along the way.
aired 343 days ago
Uncooperative animals turn people into patients.
aired 357 days ago
The Yukon spring brings cute babies and non-stop vet work.
airs in 12 days
Dr. Oakley checks out some wild bison on Prince Edward Island.
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Dr. Oakley readies two feisty bison for a wild release.

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