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New London veterinarian offers skills and free care in Honduras

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WILLMAR — When the patient arrived with his caretaker at the outdoor clinic in rural Honduras, a team of volunteer veterinarians was waiting.

Careful hands removed him from his pet carrier. His caretaker cradled him while anesthesia was injected into his leg. Minutes later, the patient was fast asleep and lying on the operating table, undergoing surgery while the rest of the veterinary team watched.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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