A Day in the Life of a Country Vet

Author: Fred Newschwander,Fred P Newschwander DVM

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781982080372

Category: Human-animal relationships

Page: 170

View: 619

Mostly true stories, anecdotes, and pictures about the animals and people from the life and career of a retired mixed animal veterinarian.

Vet in the Country

Author: Russell Lyon

Publisher: Luath Press

ISBN: 9781842820674

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

View: 6455

From the author of The Quest for the Original Horse Whisperers (1 84282 020 6) Russell Lyon has written his memoirs as a country vet. From his first day in the job, practising lassoing animals on an oil drum, to his thoughts on current veterinary trends, animal rights and farming this is an entertaining and absorbing read. Full of anecdotes, incidents and characterful patients and customers. Who will read this book? Those interested in country life People who care about animals, farming and rural communities Vets and training vets.

The Country Vet's Home Remedies for Cats

Author: David E. Kay,H. Ellen Whiteley

Publisher: Signet

ISBN: 9780451195265

Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 5962

From feeding to grooming, this handy guide offers valuable advice and do-it-yourself treatments for the common problems suffered by pet cats, along with prevention tips, information on early warning signs, and resource guides for animal organizations. Original.

Stadt, Land, Kuss


Author: Cathy Woodman

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641046181

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 5305

Eine romantische Komödie mit Biss. Ohne Vampire. Einfach tierisch gut! Maz Harwood ist Tierärztin in London und hat vom Stadtleben genug: mit viel Liebeskummer im Herzen beschließt sie, dem Hilferuf ihrer Freundin Emma zu folgen und deren Praxis in Devonshire für sechs Monate zu übernehmen. Allerdings birgt das Landleben so seine Tücken: komatöse Hamster, epileptische Hunde und preisträchtige Katzen fordern Maz’ ganzen Einsatz, sind aber immer noch pflegeleichter als der alte Miesepeter, dem die zweite Tierarztpraxis vor Ort gehört. Um das Chaos perfekt zu machen, verliebt sich Maz ausgerechnet in den umwerfenden Sohn ihres starrköpfigen Konkurrenten ...

James Herriot: The Life of a Country Vet

Author: Graham Lord

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755364708

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 273

View: 2812

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.

The Country Vet

Author: N.A

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373366760

Category: Horse breeders

Page: 376

View: 6335

She's got nothing in her kit to cure heartache. Veterinarian Cass Truman has just landed her first job, in England's Lake District, and she's already eager to specialize in caring for horses. Horse breeder Jake Munro could help her achieve this dream; for one thing, he could teach her to ride. Instead, he acts as if he can't stand her. At first, Cass is happy to return the sentiment--until she learns Jake has suffered a terrible loss. Cass finds herself drawn to the grieving man, and the two bond over their shared affinity for horses. But while Cass can relieve an animal's suffering, she's not sure she can ease Jake's.

A Lot of Loose Ends

A Vet in Africa

Author: Roland Minor

Publisher: Mereo Books

ISBN: 1909304735

Category: Nature

Page: 396

View: 3840

Roland Minor knew early on that he wanted to become a vet. After graduating from Cambridge University, he left the UK in 1963 for his first post, in Uganda. He has since spent most of his life in Africa, holding senior government posts or practising independently in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Botswana, with a brief return to the UK in 2001 to help manage the outbreak of foot and mouth disease. He is now retired to the island of Lamu, off the north coast of Kenya. A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland?s account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.

Vet in Harness

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447230345

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 3292

The Yorkshire dales have never seemed more beautiful for James - now he has a lovely wife by his side, a partner's plate on the gate and the usual menagerie of farm animals, pets and owners demanding his constant attention and teaching him a few lessons along the way. All of the old Darrowby friends are on top form - Siegfried thashes round the practice, Tristan occasionally buckles down for finals and James is signed up for a local cricket team. 'He can tell a good story against himself, and his pleasure in the beauty of the countryside in which he works is infectious' The Daily Telegraph 'Full of warmth, wisdom and wit' The Field 'It is a pleasure to be in James Herriot's company' Observer

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health & Welfare E-Book

Author: Jane Williams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049352

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 8284

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare is a core text for students in animal care, animal technology or animal science programmes, and a supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses. It provides an in depth text for students at Further Education (FE) levels 2 and 3, and a foundation text for students studying in Higher Education. Each chapter covers the subject in depth (level 3 FE) via diagrams, images and text, then summarises it at a foundation level (level 2 FE) to engage students of different abilities. core text for students studying animal care, animal technology or animal science supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses reflects all aspects covered in the animal care curriculum highly illustrated written by author with expertise in this area with many contributions from experienced educationalists and experts to ensure quality & validity covers all species

Vocational Training

International Perspectives

Author: Gerhard Bosch,Jean Charest

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135254745

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

View: 6877

The last decade has given rise to a strong public discourse in most highly industrialized economies about the importance of a skilled workforce as a key response to the competitive dynamic fostered by economic globalisation. The challenge for different training regimes is twofold: attracting young people into the vocational training system while continuing to train workers already in employment. Yet, on the whole, most countries and their training systems have failed to reach those goals. How can we explain this contradiction? Why is vocational training seen to be an "old" institution? Why does vocational training not seem to be easily adapted to the realities of the 21st century? This book seeks to respond to these important questions. It does so through an in-depth comparative analysis of the vocational training systems in ten different countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, the United Kingdom and the USA.

Education in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Author: Nadiya Ivanenko

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1623561299

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 4619

Education in Eastern Europe and Eurasia provides an essential reference resource to education development and key education issues in the region. Academics and researchers working closely in the field cover education and educational development in Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Israel. Each chapter provides an overview of the development of education in the particular country, focusing on contemporary education policies and some of the problems these countries face in implementing educational reform. The book also covers the social and political issues which impact on the education system and schooling and governments' responses to recent local, regional and global events.


A History, 1940–2015

Author: Glenn C. Altschuler,Isaac Kramnick

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801471885

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 3854

In their history of Cornell since 1940, Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick examine the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. The book examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, antiapartheid protests, the ups and downs of varsity athletics, the women's movement, the opening of relations with China, and the creation of Cornell NYC Tech. It relates profound, fascinating, and little-known incidents involving the faculty, administration, and student life, connecting them to the "Cornell idea" of freedom and responsibility. The authors had access to all existing papers of the presidents of Cornell, which deeply informs their respectful but unvarnished portrait of the university. Institutions, like individuals, develop narratives about themselves. Cornell constructed its sense of self, of how it was special and different, on the eve of World War II, when America defended democracy from fascist dictatorship. Cornell’s fifth president, Edmund Ezra Day, and Carl Becker, its preeminent historian, discerned what they called a Cornell “soul,” a Cornell “character,” a Cornell “personality,” a Cornell “tradition”—and they called it “freedom.” “The Cornell idea” was tested and contested in Cornell’s second seventy-five years. Cornellians used the ideals of freedom and responsibility as weapons for change—and justifications for retaining the status quo; to protect academic freedom—and to rein in radical professors; to end in loco parentis and parietal rules, to preempt panty raids, pornography, and pot parties, and to reintroduce regulations to protect and promote the physical and emotional well-being of students; to add nanofabrication, entrepreneurship, and genomics to the curriculum—and to require language courses, freshmen writing, and physical education. In the name of freedom (and responsibility), black students occupied Willard Straight Hall, the anti–Vietnam War SDS took over the Engineering Library, proponents of divestment from South Africa built campus shantytowns, and Latinos seized Day Hall. In the name of responsibility (and freedom), the university reclaimed them. The history of Cornell since World War II, Altschuler and Kramnick believe, is in large part a set of variations on the narrative of freedom and its partner, responsibility, the obligation to others and to one’s self to do what is right and useful, with a principled commitment to the Cornell community—and to the world outside the Eddy Street gate.

Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn

Adventures of a Country Vet

Author: David Perrin

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740723506

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 262

View: 8775

For 26 years, Dr. David Perrin served as a country veterinarian in the rural (but never quiet) Creston valley of southern British Columbia. Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn is his engaging and entertaining firsthand account of his rookie year on the job in the early 1970s. Reminiscent of the beloved books of British veterinarian and writer James Herriot, Perrin's book is by turns heartbreaking and hysterical. In 22 stories, he relays his encounters with an eclectic group of two-legged clients and a roster of four-legged patients that range in size from a newborn kitten to a 1,500-pound pregnant heifer. Perrin's honest account of veterinary life includes his mistakes, successes, and frequent searches for answers to problems that most of us will thankfully never have to consider (for example, how does one discourage the advances of an amorous billy goat'). Passion, pathos, adventure, humor-Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn has it all.

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Administrative law

Page: N.A

View: 9904

The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

Competitiveness and Private Sector Development Competitiveness and Private Sector Development: Eastern Europe and South Caucasus 2011 Competitiveness Outlook

Competitiveness Outlook

Author: OECD,The World Economic Forum

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264112324


Page: 232

View: 9433

Examines the key policies that would increase competitiveness in the countries of the region through developing human capital, improving access to finance for SMEs and creating more and better investment opportunities.

While you're here...

Author: N.A

Publisher: Paul Bonini

ISBN: 0473137127


Page: N.A

View: 8290


Education in the European Union: Pre-2003 Member States

Author: Trevor Corner

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472534603

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 4475

Exploring the development of educational provision and contemporary issues, this bookcovers the countries that made up the European Union from its foundation to the signing of the Treaty of Nice: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and The Netherlands. The chapters, written by regional experts, offer a review of contemporary national and regional educational structures and policies, research innovation and trends, as well as covering selected issues and problems including the effects of educational reform and systemic changes within the school and university systems, minority languages, and intercultural changes for indigenous and new immigrant populations.

Embrace the Lessons

Author: Vickie H. Shannon

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 1452533016

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

View: 2736

This book was not intended to be about me. It is a memoir, yet, I truly do not consider myself so significant that anyone would want to read my memoirs. It consists of stories throughout my life that have been significant because of the lessons learned. If not for the belief that I am here as a student, in this University called Earth, with the ultimate goal of evolving spiritually, then life in and of itself would be an existential purgatory. I write to teach. The paradox is that we are alone in this journey called life, yet we are never truly alone. We are all connected. Embrace the Lessons speaks to a Universal truth that acknowledges that the purpose of the human experience is to grow as spiritual beings. I share with you my personal stories of transcendence, in the hopes that you will become open to your own. You are invited to open yourself to the lessons that Life has to offer. Embrace the Lessons is a look inside one woman’s journey to remain on the path of healing and transcendence. Much of this book was written over the course of three decades. It is packed with insight and inspiration. It is thought provoking, heart-felt, and entertaining. It is written for you. It is written to inspire you to engage in frequent acts of courage and stamina in order to awaken to your own personal growth and transformation. Awaken to your Teachers. Listen, watch, and observe the many forms in which they appear. Fear not. Open your mind and heart in order to Embrace the Lessons.