Tales from the Tail End: Adventures of a Vet in Practice

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Summersdale #ad - James herriot meets bridget jones in this honest, " replied the nurse, no-holds-barred account of the ups and downs of a vet's lifeMisty was ecstatic to see her owner but to the nurse's surprise her owner just stood there and said, "What have you done with my dog’s head?" "I’m sorry, "what do you mean? She’s just been in for spaying.

That isn’t my dog’s head. They say that truth is stranger than fiction, and these tales turn out to be stranger—and funnier—than you could ever have imagined. The rest of it is my dog but you’ve put a different head on it. On a crisp october morning in 1996, Emma Milne started her first job as a newly qualified vet, and now she tells the full story.

Tales from the Tail End: Adventures of a Vet in Practice #ad - . We discover the numerous things that can get stuck in an animal's stomach, how to stop a cow exploding, and—the biggest truth of all—that animals are easy to deal with in comparison to their owners.

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Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs: The Life of a Yorkshire Vet

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Michael O'Mara #ad - Star of channel 5's television series the Yorkshire Vet, Julian Norton has written a warm and evocative memoir of his life and the animals and people he has met along the way. Just as happy calving a cow, treating a dog with cancer or tending to the overgrown teeth of a rabbit, Julian's passion for his work shines through on every page.

From his first thoughts of becoming a vet through his training and the pressures and challenges faced by vets on call, and handling excitable humans, too, through the terrible times of the BSE crisis in the 1990s and Foot and Mouth in 2001, dealing with unexpected exotic pets, Julian has seen all sides of the veterinary world.

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50 Years a Veterinarian: Stories of Animals and their People

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Lulu Publishing Services #ad - More than fifty years later, he’s still practicing his craft. Steinke must have felt that day he failed. Donald V. It’s a career he knew he’d embark on as a young boy, when his prized cow, Shirley, suffered complications while giving birth. Doc” tebbe rolled into the town of Fort Recovery, Ohio, in June 1962 ready to get work as a veterinarian.

He watched on in horror from a hay chute as the veterinarian, Dr. That day, he vowed to become a better veterinarian than Dr. Steinke, “i hate to do this, head, began cutting off the calf’s legs, and ribs, yelling to no one in particular, but it’s our only chance to save the cow. Both the cow and the calf died, and it broke Tebbe’s heart.

50 Years a Veterinarian: Stories of Animals and their People #ad - For instance, on his very first day of work, he accidentally killed a cat. Tebbe has since had colossal failures that have made him realize how bad Dr. Join a small-town veterinarian on some very big adventures in 50 Years a Veterinarian. Steinke to make up for what he did to his Shirley.

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Dallas Doc: All the City and Country Critters in the Life of a Texas-style Vet.

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Bridgeline Books #ad - A native texan, and veterinarian, chronicles an ongoing, 'never-a-dull-moment' practice in Dallas by reliving his adventures with an inimitable array of pet owners and their animalcompanions in this down-home portrayal of the highs and lows in treating both town andcountry critters of every size and shape.

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A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons

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Michael O'Mara #ad - You name it, julian has seen it and, most likely, made it better!in a yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons, Julian recounts more inspirational tales from his life, as well as taking us through the seasons, the animals he has treated and the people he has met, showing the challenges and surprises that occur at the most unlikely times.

Warm and heartfelt stories and amusing anecdotes from the life of a vet in God's Own County. His voice, comes over loud and clear in his writing, well known from the television series A Yorkshire Vet on Channel 5, and the compassion and professionalism he is known for on the TV shines brightly through these pages.

A Yorkshire Vet Through the Seasons #ad - Whether he's tending to a domestic pet at his practice in Thirsk or called out to an injured swan in the middle of a cold Yorkshire night, the animals always come first and Julian's passion and commitment are always to the fore. Julian norton has been a vet for over twenty years, horses, alpacas, and in that time he has treated animals of every kind - snakes and lizards, goats, sheep, cows, fish and fowl, swans .

Full of drama, small triumphs, sadness and happiness, this book is an inspiration for anyone who loves animals as well as those who dream of becoming a vet.

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Hey Doc: The Wonder of Animals from the Life-stories of a Texas Vet

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Bridgeline Books #ad - In his conversational style, Doc gives us more rare glimpses into their 24/7 topsy-turvy lives. There'sthe border collie who thrives on hypnotizing sheep; a feline's midnight surgery in a home kitchen; the movie star whowants a 'makeover' for his pet pig; the garlic-wearing, globe-trotting Chihuahuas who write postcards; two mules thatbecome a baseball legend's family; and a wayward cat who has the only cure for a horse with 'psychosomatic' issues.

. This third edition of the series, 'perfectionist' mathew Horton, finds 'Doc' Carlton and his medical team takingon yet another clinic and a new vet, following Dallas Doc and Texas Doc, who matches their passion and all-out commitmentto every critter.

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Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn: Adventures of a Country Vet

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Dave's Press Ltd. #ad - Theo has recently discovered the delight of chasing chickens on the neighbour's property. Sweet" william and theo are just two of the fabulously entertaining characters that the country vet encounters. Pathos is a given as Dr. There are times he's not sure if he's in the right business, even though he's wanted to be a veterinarian since he was a kid growing up on a mountain farm near Trail, British Columbia.

Don't turn your back in the barn focuses on the humorous incidents that inevitably happen in a rural practice that treats cows in the morning and kittens in the afternoon. He relies on doris, his steadfast assistant, to help him in the surgery and to organize the daybook, but even she sometimes has trouble balancing his hectic schedule.

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Dave perrin the country vet has been in practice for two days in the Creston Valley, and already he's found trouble. But the element that runs through each story is his passion—for his work, for his patients, and for the mountains and fertile flat lands that surround the Kootenay River. ". Perrin deals with his own emotions and those of his human clients, who must often make hard decisions about their beloved animals.

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Call the Vet: Farmers, Dramas and Disasters – My First Year as a Country Vet

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Virgin Digital #ad - When fresh-faced, little does she know that this tiny rural community is about to change her life … Straight in at the deep end, Anna faces two tricky calvings, newly qualified vet Anna arrives in the seemingly sleepy Dorset village of Ebbourne, an emergency call-out to a frightened mare, lots of mad cats and mad cat women and one enormous dog with an injured leg and a threatening bark.

Disasters, dramas, farmers and friendship – and not to mention a whirlwind romance with a local Wildlife Trust worker – this warm and witty memoir offers a window into what working with animals and country life is really all about. Spirited and determined, anna quickly finds her feet and falls in love with rural life, including Ebbourne’s eccentric characters and their animals.

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Vet on the Loose

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The O'Brien Press #ad - The hair-raising Adventures of an Irish Vet. Whether castrating horses in dublin's inner city or dehorning cattle in the wilds of Wicklow, rescuing mangled cats from mongrels or tending to stoned guard dogs, vet Gillian Hick's sense of humour never deserts her in this engaging account of the challenging situations she encounters in the course of her work as a newly qualified veterinary surgeon.

Not only does she have to deal with the animals and their ailments, but she also has to contend with the perils of matchmaking mothers and macho farmers -- not to mention the guys who want to know 'where is the real vet?'.

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The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill

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Whimsey Wylde #ad - There is only one problem: they took the test after the wedding. Animals can and do make our lives better. The hu-amorous true story of an animal-phobic, city robotics engineer who learns too late that his new bride's dream is to have a farm where she can rescue ex-racehorses. It seems like everything on four legs is out to get him.

So whether he's chasing a cow named pork chop through the woods, or unsuccessfully trying to modernize their barn using the latest technology, being snubbed by his wife's favorite dog, getting locked in a tack room by the family pony, the odds are already stacked against him. When the couple takes a Meyers-Briggs Personality Test for fun, it tells them that their marriage is doomed.

The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill #ad - This is my kind of book. Bret witter, #1 new york times bestseller co-author of Dewey the Library Cat". Will the animals prove meyers-briggs right? Buy now and enjoy the multi-award winning stories of one man's journey along the bumpy road from his urban robotics lab to his new life on a rural Virginia farm.

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Vet On A Mission

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The O'Brien Press #ad - When neighbouring farmer, john Armstrong, drops in for a cup of tea and stays to build the new veterinary clinic, the dream becomes a reality. As the practice begins to take on a life of its own, the practicalities of running a twenty-four/seven on call business, with the help of her husband and her three exuberantly, enthusiastic pre-school children begins to take its toll.

From hatching goslings on a moonlit night, to late night calls to celebrity donkeys; from delivering new-borns, to assisting in the final farewells of much-loved patients, not only her sense of humour, the circle of life continues as Gillian struggles to hang on to, but also the last remaining threads of her sanity! .

Vet On A Mission #ad - With the imminent arrival of her third child, decides to abandon the perils of mixed animal practice, Gillian Hick, veterinary surgeon, in a favour of setting up a small animal practice from home.

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