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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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aired 329 days ago
Dr. Oakley examines wild jaguars, leopards and cheetahs, along with a few housecats that have some puzzling problems.
aired 336 days ago
Dr. Oakley joins a team working to round up wild horses and get them away from roadways.
aired 343 days ago
Dr. Oakley visits the homes of uncommon pets.
aired 350 days ago
Dr. Oakley treats an extra load of patients as she heads out into the field to work with iconic animals of the Yukon.
aired 357 days ago
Dr. Oakley visits the wide open landscapes of the Yukon, home to a diverse collection of wildlife.
aired 364 days ago
Dr. Oakley's dog needs an operation, reminding her what it's like to be the patient.
aired 371 days ago
Dr. Oakley tends to routine exams.
aired 378 days ago
Dr. Oakley takes care of feathered patients that suffer from wing injuries and broken bones.
aired 385 days ago
Animals like caribou, bison, and musk oxen are common patients for a veterinarian in the Yukon.
aired 392 days ago
Dr. Oakley works with large animals; a donkey has an infestation; a caribou has a troublesome limp.
aired 399 days ago
Dr. Oakley's husband Shane teaches their daughters some important skills for living in the Yukon.
aired 406 days ago
Dr. Oakley's oldest daughter leaves home for a wilderness survival camp; Dr. Oakley's other daughters and husband help with the many veterinary appointments.
aired 413 days ago
While on the road, Dr. Oakley misses being home but performing surgery on a reindeer and examining a great horned owl keeps her busy.
aired 420 days ago
As the start of a major sled dog race approaches, Dr. Oakley is brought in to help the medical team care for the injured athletes.
aired 427 days ago
Dr. Oakley examines creatures at zoos and wildlife organizations.
aired 434 days ago
When some of Dr. Oakley's patients develop infections, she uses every trick in the book to help them get better.
aired 441 days ago
Dr. Oakley makes sure pets of all species get the best treatment at her practice.

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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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