Legendary sled dog vet & musher to speak TONIGHT
HAMILTON-WENHAM – Legendary sled dog veterinarian and musher Dr. Jerry Vanek will be visiting the NoBo region this week, giving a presentation this evening at Hamilton-Wenham High School at 7PM. Learn more about sled dog racing ahead of the New England Sled Dog Races to be held at Appleton Farms on February 4 and 5.
Over the past two decades, Dr. Vanek has presented more than 110 lectures and publications on sled dog medicine. A musher since his teens, he still drives dogs whenever he can. He has served as a sled dog veterinarian on over 85 races and expeditions in North and South America, Europe, and Africa since 1992, including 8 Iditarods.
He is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist (CCRT) and his veterinary practice is focused on sled dogs and canine sports medicine.