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A Wander in Vetland
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
A Short History of Veterinary Medicine for Dogs
Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock
Veterinary practice as we know it today is a very recent development. Despite the deep historical roots of man’s interest in animal husbandry and medicine, this particular combination was not pursued as a specialized vocation until the tail end of the seventeenth century. Prior to that, medical care for animals consisted of a hodgepodge of folk remedies, herbs, and modified human medical treatmen