Photo gallery: The Iditarod trail (part 11)

Photo gallery: The Iditarod trail (part 11)

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Apr 16, 2010
By dvm360.com staff

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Veterinary care is an important element of the race, says Dr. Vern Otte. An estimated 20 percent of the dogs dropped out of the race from a host of problems -- from illness and injury to not having the stamina or will to finish the 1,150-mile race.