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The rewards and frustrations of working with animals are vividly portrayed in this compilation. Adèle and the Ponies of Ardmore: Raising Welsh ponies is more than just a career for Adèle Rockwell; it is a way of life. She has channelled her knowledge and love of these animals into a successful breeding and training farm that she operates with her husband, Dick (13 min. 48 sec.); Canaries to Clydesdales: Thirty thousand miles of house call a year is routine for two country veterinarians whose patients include just about any creature that hops, trots, swims or flies (27 min. 42 sec.); Qimmiq: Canada's Artic Dog: This inspiring documentary shows the dedicated efforts of biologist Dr. William Carpenter to revitalize the breed, and how, with support from local Inuit societies, his breeding project has resulted in a growing and once again thriving Qimmiq population (24 min. 15 sec.); and Louise Drouin, Veterinarian: A portrait of a country veterinarian, working mother, and partner in a thriving practice (21 min. 37 sec.).

1987, 87 min 22 s

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