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Clinic curbs Winnipeg’s feral cat population

September 09th, 2015

Randi Roberts knew something had to be done about the overpopulation of stray and feral cats in the north end of her hometown of Winnipeg, so she took action. With help from her friend Jessica Thompson, Roberts – then a receptionist at Winnipeg’s Machray Animal Hospital — began recruiting volunteers to help deal with the out-of-control stray cat population in …

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Dr. Gord Goodridge, Dr. Tawni Silver and Dr. Doug Freeman

“Santa Paws for Pets” backs pet research

For one day every December, Winnipeg veterinarian Dr. Gord Goodridge (WCVM ’75) trades in his stethoscope for a red velvet suit and plays Ol’ St. Nick at the Centennial Animal Hospital’s annual Christmas fundraiser. But while other Santa Clauses bestow their “Ho Ho Hos” on young children, Goodridge shares his lap with a variety of furry, four-legged creatures during the …

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