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"Wilderness Vet" features compelling stories from the life of renowned veterinarian Dr. Michelle Oakley, who lives and works in Canada's rugged and sparsely populated Yukon. Each episode shows Dr. Oakley and her colleagues traveling to private homes, farms and wildlife preserves across the territory to help animals in need. Viewers get a look at wild animals in their natural habitats as the show offers an up-close view of the hard work and dedication required for their rescue and rehabilitation.

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Dr. Oakley must face a new chapter in life as a parent.
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Dr. Oakley maintains a positive outlook while helping patients whose situations range from routine to dire.
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Dr. Oakley must treat some dangerous patients.
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The Yukon's immense size presents problems for Dr. Oakley.
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Dr. Oakley treats patients, no matter the time or the place.
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Dr. Oakley goes to extreme lengths and distances to help her patients.
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Dr. Oakley heads out into the cold to help any animal that needs her.
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Dr. Oakley recruits her family to help with her appointments.
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Dr. Oakley works with diverse clients.
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The many deer species roaming the Yukon.
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Dr. Oakley works with tiny creatures in the Yukon.
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Dr. Oakley leaves the office to examine wildlife in its own habitat.
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Dr. Oakley assists with pregnant pets.
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Farms in the Yukon offer a variety of patients for Dr. Oakley, and that means every day offers new challenges; from field surgeries to physical exams, these farm calls keep Dr. Oakley busy.
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Dr. Oakley is passionate about helping dogs and pigs, through regular checkups as well as answering emergency calls.
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Dr. Oakley treats a rat with a mysterious lump, a horse with a fractured leg, and a massive boar.
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Dr. Oakley's unpredictable patients put her entire medical staff at risk; she has to think fast to get them out of danger.
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Dr. Oakley treats cows.
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Dr. Oakley helps with wildlife projects and works with wild animals.
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Dr. Oakley works with many unique animals in the Yukon.
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Veterinary care of boars, baby cows, Alpaca, and other farm animals.

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