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In Arizona, Getting Veterinarians Into Rural Areas That Need Them Most

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Candice Chintis checks for hoof problems in Marana, Ariz. (Casey Kuhn/KJZZ)
Candice Chintis checks for hoof problems in Marana, Ariz. (Casey Kuhn/KJZZ)

Arizona has hundreds of thousands of cattle and dairy cows, and only a handful of veterinarians to tend to the herds. Most vet students come out of school saddled with huge loan debt and go into lucrative family pet practices.

Casey Kuhn (@CaseyAtTheDesk) from Here & Now contributor KJZZ looks at how the state and local schools are trying to get more vets into rural areas that need them.

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