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...and opponents, sending the measure to the full House.Similar proposed legislation has failed in the past. But State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven, who led the effort to write the bill, said this measure is different because animal welfare...
City Manager: Dog acting more aggressive

...tried to capture a feral dog living in Soldotna. Both have not succeeded. The rescue group contacted an out-of-state veterinarian to dart the dog, known as Freedom, with non-lethal chemicals, but the city won't allow the vet to take that...
Health department identifies Peninsula Dairy source of outbreak

...The illness can last for more than a week. McLaughlin said those experiencing symptoms should see their doctor. State veterinarian Bob Gerlach and Donna Fearey, a nurse epidemiologist for the state, on Tuesday inspected Peninsula Dairy, owned...
After outbreak, dairy owner plans to continue production

...died from the infection, he said. The Campylobacter infection is a common problem on farms, said Bob Gerlach, state veterinarian. More than 90 percent of dairy farms in the Lower 48 owned cows that tested positive for the campylobacter bacteria...
Raw milk infection spreading again

...milk; his shareholders collectively own the cows. "If they are owners of the cow, they can drink their milk," state veterinarian Bob Gerlach said. "And there's nothing we can do to prevent them from drinking the milk that is the product...
Thanks to all who make the fair go

...who has been our auctioneer for more years than either he or I like to think about; to Dr. Jerry Nybakken and State Veterinarian Bob Gerlach who come every year to check the animals before they enter the fairgrounds. The many donations that...
Biologists say chronic wasting disease not likely here

...While there are about a dozen elk farms in Alaska, there is a moratorium on importing elk into Alaska, said state veterinarian Bert Gore of the Division of Environmental Health. The moratorium was instituted over the summer in response to...


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