Books tagged: veterinary stories

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Animals Don't Blush
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.
The Night After Christmas
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
‘Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house, not a light bulb was working and the temperature was falling. Outside in the snow there came a loud knock and suddenly Ellen had a very unusual visitor. Please rate and review.
Pizzles in Paradise
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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...
Urban Tigers Two - More Tales of a Cat Vet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dr Emily McBride's genial misadventures at Ocean View Cat Hospital will continue to charm and delight readers in this much-anticipated sequel to Urban Tigers. Some of your favourite characters are back along with a host of memorable new patients and their eccentric owners. Pour the wine, turn off the TV, and wait for the cat to settle on your lap... then enter the world of Ocean View Cat Hospital.
Urban Tigers - Tales of a Cat Vet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Urban Tigers - Tales of a Cat Vet is a gentle, humourous, heart-warming account of Dr. Emily McBride’s first year at Ocean View Cat Hospital under the guidance of the flamboyant Dr. Hughie Doucette. Drawn from her own experiences in a feline practice, Chisholm’s Urban Tigers is a poignant reminder that loves comes in all shapes and sizes. If you're a cat lover, this is the book for you.
Forever Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
What happens to kids when system that is meant to protect them doesn't? One thing is they find it hard to dream. They lose their dream of a forever home. What is a forever home? It's a feeling of belonging, being safe with people that care about them. It's the first of their dreams to fall by the wayside. Fortunately, there are still those that will make those forgotten dreams come true.