Dr. Bob, RIP

Dale Albert Johnson

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Dr. Bob was a man who cared about ALL life...not only animals but people and things that matter. He was passionate about education, culture, children, science, and medicine. A great soul!!!
 
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cavok

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So sorry to hear that. Very sad. He would frequently go into barrios and treat pets for free.
 

Cdn_Gringo

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Dr. Bob made vet care easy, Anything easy is a rarity in his country. He will be greatly missed. The light in Sousa burns more dimly now.
 

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RIP Dr. Bob, you were the best! He cared so much about all the animals he treated and will be sorely missed. Condolences to all of his family and friends.
 

Bob K

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Such sad news. The community has lost a legend. He will be missed by many four and two legged friends.
 

Cdn_Gringo

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Not to encourage the vultures but here's hoping another gringo vet takes up residence and carries on the tradition in the not too distant future. Maybe some of the animal rescue operations could have someone suitable in mind.
 
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Meemselle

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Although technically he was a doctor of veterinary medicine, he also treated many, many poor people, particularly Haitians, who had no other access to any kind of health care. He also assisted many Haitians trying to get documents for regularizacion, which was not an easy task.
 

ramesses

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He took such good care of my cat. He was such a good guy. I was saddened to read this this morning.

RIP Dr. Bob
 

windeguy

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Not to encourage the vultures but here's hoping another gringo vet takes up residence and carries on the tradition in the not too distant future. Maybe some of the animal rescue operations could have someone suitable in mind.
I did not know the man well at all, but after hearing the outpouring of praise and adoration for the man, I cannot realistically expect anyone to fill his shoes, let alone a gringo with a veterinary degree to come into the DR and do so.

My condolences to all his friends and family.
 
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Cdn_Gringo

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Agreed Dr. Bob can't be replaced pre se but the service he provided is greatly needed in this area. It would be a big help to the community if another English speaking Vet set up a practice. There are so few choices for quality pet care. Now there is one less. And this is a big loss, the impact of which will be painful for both owners and beloved pets.
 
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Meemselle

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There are so many organizations offering help to animals. I'd far more like to see someone to take up Dr. Bob's mantle for humans.
 
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