a while — the drugs prolonged his life, but also extended his suffering. 'Welcome to the real world, Will. You have to do your best within the constraints. It's the way it is.' I look on the bright side. 'The clients like you.
Author: Cathy Woodman
Publisher: Random House
The fourth novel in Cathy Woodman's hugely popular Talyton St George series Each book in the Talyton St George series can be read as a standalone novel, but when Cathy first had the idea of writing about a vet practice, she intended it to be a trilogy about two vets - Maz and Alex. Talyton St George, the story so far: Trust Me, I'm a Vet (Maz and Alex) Must Be Love (Maz and Alex) The Sweetest Thing It's a Vet's Life (Maz and Alex) The Village Vet Vets in Love Country Loving The Three of Us (Digital short story, companion to Follow Me Home) Follow Me Home
It's a Vet's Life! Absolutely not! Let Sleeping Vets Lie! Ugh! Oh, God! Vet in a Spin! I used to make a lot of fun of him on his titles and then when I found he got most of them from Joan I had to stop that!
Author: Graham Lord
Publisher: Hachette UK
Alf Wight, a modest Scottish writer, better known as James Herriot, wrote books that became worldwide best sellers, films, audiobooks, and a much-loved television show. In The Life of a Country Vet, Graham Lord has written a detailed and affectionate biography of this remarkable man. Lord carefully documents Wight's life, beginning with his childhood in Glasgow and his years in veterinary college. Following his development as a writer, the source of his pen name, and his struggles to get published. Along the way, we encounter some extraordinary events and hidden tragedies in this seemingly magical life. Millions of fans laughed and cried at Wight's delightful stories of life as a vet. Lord reveals that some of the stories were utterly true, and some were utterly fictional. He illuminates the real relationships between the memorable characters that inhabit the books. This warm yet insightful portrait by Lord - who knew his subject very well - will be enjoyed by Wight's myriad of fans. It also dispels the myths that have grown around the life of one of the most famous and deeply loved vets the world has known.
That cat was solid from its head to the tip of its tail, with minimal movement in the limb joints. He must have been like a table ornament for some time, staying where he was put. On another occasion I was called to a ship in the ...
Author: Charles Kingsley
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
You are so lucky ! I always wanted to be a vet! was a recurring statement at any and every gathering which I ever attended. Yes I was lucky, or maybe I was a bit more determined than most. Thank goodness for a good sense of humour and a positive attitude to life, if a bit cynical. I learnt to accept with a good grace being woken for the third time many nights to see emergencies, most of which could easily have waited until daylight. I got over the God Syndrome and the inevitable loss of some patients only to have the immense satisfaction of pulling through some very diffi cult cases.
At this stage it is very easy to convince the baby that you are its mum and dad. This “imprinting” must be avoided at all costs if the owl is to lead a normal life in the wild. Imprinted birds, on release, can pester and attack people ...
Author: Neville Turner
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Thanks to James Herriot, the Dales have fame and popularity worldwide. The Herriot books introduced a huge public to the colourful life of a rural veterinary surgeon - an interest which has endured for more than four decades.The Dales Vet is different. It is a unique book celebrating author Neville Turner's passions for the countryside, natural history, dales heritage, music-making, and photography. Neville has marvelled at the world of nature since he was a small boy. He spent over 30 years in rural veterinary practice working on the eastern slopes of the Pennines and his professional life gave him the opportunity to establish an intimacy with the dales over the seasons. During this time he travelled over a million miles in the Dales with a camera by his side. The Dales Vet is a collection of literary sketches illustrated by beautiful pictures from the author's own huge library. The subjects cover life as a rural vet, but also include intimate views of farm animals, hill farmers, wildlife rehabilitation, dales nature, dales culture, and dales landscape in all its glory.This book will be attractive to all country lovers, those with an interest in animals and birds, botanists, farmers, photographers, and people with an interest in our rural heritage.
December 2015 the SSA sent payments to 639,097 people living outside the United States and its territories. ... The numbers I always tell people—hundreds of vets living in Vietnam and thousands who have returned as tourists since the ...
Author: Louis Hicks
In this book, 50 experts study the lives of U.S. veterans at work, at home, and in American society as they navigate issues regarding health, gender, public service, substance abuse, and homelessness. • Considers the changing demographics of U.S. veterans as compared to previous generations of military personnel • Shows the impact that veterans are having on federal, state, and local government organizations • Describes how servicemembers transition from active duty to veteran status • Includes cross references for ease of use