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My Patients Like Treats: Tales from a House-Call Veterinarian
by Duncan MacVean

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

May 01, 2018

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<b>It鈥檚 all fun and games until somebody ends up in a cone: </b><b>Gives 鈥渁nimal lovers a glimpse into a veterinarian鈥檚 life聽.聽.聽. sometimes humorous, often poignant鈥?(Suzanne Clothier, author of <i>Bones Would Rain from the Sky: Deepening Our Relationships with Dogs</i>).</b><br /> 聽<br /> Physicians used to make house calls. Today, a few veterinarians still do, including Duncan MacVean, DVM. His patients range from cats and dogs to pigs and lizards鈥攅ach of them a unique personality. Sometimes, without warning, MacVean finds himself in odd situations: stepping into a basement full of free-flying bats or struck speechless by a pig who loves opera so much that she falls into a trance.<br /> 聽<br /> The hilarious and the heartbreaking come together in this collection of true tales, all gathered from his lifelong career. Whether he鈥檚 riding backward atop a potbelly pig that bucks and kicks its way down the hall, knocking over a china cabinet in the process, or talking to a pet owner with terminal cancer who wonders whether her beloved cat and dog will be with her in the afterlife, he unspools a tale of dedication to the animals of this earth and compassion for their human caretakers鈥攁nd as he journeys from house to house, he brings readers along for the ride.<br /> 聽<br /> 鈥淲hether happy or sad, humorous or somewhat shocking, these real-life stories about pets and other animals will draw in readers聽.聽.聽. Highly recommended.鈥?鈥?lt;i>Library Journal</i>
Every Living Thing (All Creatures Great and Small Book 5)
by James Herriot

Language

English

Pages

355

Publication Date

November 15, 2011

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<b>The #1 <i>New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling author of <i>All Creatures Great and Small</i> reflects on the rewards of training the next generation of veterinarians.</b><br /> 聽As an aging James Herriot begins to see more house pets than livestock, the challenge of treating animals鈥攁nd reassuring their owners鈥攑rovides plenty of excitement, mystery, and moments of sheer delight. After building up his own practice, the renowned country vet begins to teach a new generation about a business both old-fashioned and very modern. He watches with pride as his own children show a knack for medicine, and remarks on the talents and quirks of a string of assistants. There is no perfecting the craft, since people and their animals are all remarkably different, but Herriot proves that the best healers are also the most compassionate.聽
Best Dog Breeds For Children: A wildly fun illustrated guide
by Max Parrott

Language

English

Pages

113

Publication Date

November 21, 2019

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<h1><strong> Explore the world of dog breeds.聽</strong></h1><p>聽</p><p><em>Best Dog Breeds For Children</em>聽will introduce your child to the fascinating world...</p><p>聽</p><p>...of the most popular large and small dog breeds.聽</p><p><br />Inside you will discover:</p><p>聽</p><ul><li><p><strong>The Hound family</strong>聽with Rex the Hound</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>The different types of Large Dogs</strong>聽with Max the Large German Shepherd Dog</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>Terry the Tiny聽</strong>and his company of Tiny Dogs</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>George the Adorable Foxhound聽</strong>and his merry band of friends</p></li></ul><ul><li><p>and much, much more!</p></li></ul><p><br />You'll love聽to read this wildly fun illustrated guide together, because seeing your child become acquainted with man's best friend, will make all the difference in the world.</p><p><br /><strong>Get it now.</strong></p>
DESPERATE CREED: (Book 5 Ryder Creed K-9 Mystery Series)
by Alex Kava

Language

English

Pages

251

Publication Date

August 08, 2019

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<b>A TRAILBLAZER IN THE K-9 FICTION GENRE, Kava creates a 鈥渄ynamic between Ryder and his canines that reveals a world rarely shared in fiction and perhaps nowhere presented more effectively than in this series.鈥?<i>鈥擯hil Jason, Florida Weekly</i></b><br /><br /><b>Award-winning author, Alex Kava pulls readers into the middle of the storm and has them gasping for air even as they turn the next page. </b><br /><br /><b>鈥擜 STORM IS COMING鈥?lt;/b><br /><br />In Alabama: A deadly outbreak of tornadoes sends K9 handlers, Ryder Creed and Jason Seaver with their scent dogs, Grace and Scout to search for survivors. As storms intensify and Ryder and Jason race against time to save victims, they end up racing to save themselves.<br /><br /><b>鈥擭OT EVERYONE鈥橲 STORM IS THE SAME鈥?lt;/b><br /><br />In Chicago: Francine 鈥淔rankie鈥?Russo is irritated when her young co-worker calls at 5:00 am for a video-chat and catches her in only a towel. She鈥檚 so annoyed with Tyler Gates that she鈥檚 barely paying attention when two men confront him on the street. In a matter of seconds, Frankie witnesses Tyler鈥檚 murder. Then the killers pick up the phone. And suddenly, they know what Frankie looks like, who she is, where she works and lives. She knows absolutely nothing about them. But one thing鈥檚 for certain鈥攖hey鈥檙e coming for her next.<br /><br /><b>鈥擶HEN THE STORM HITS鈥?lt;/b><br /><br />Frankie calls the only people she knows can help: her childhood friend, Hannah Washington and Hannah鈥檚 business partner, Ryder Creed. Hannah tells her to 鈥渃ome on home,鈥?and she arranges a meeting for Frankie to meet with FBI agent Maggie O鈥橠ell.<br /><br />Meanwhile in the Florida Panhandle: Creed鈥檚 sister, Brodie is dealing with her own storm. She鈥檚 realizing that after sixteen years of captivity, surviving was only the first step.<br /><br />With the killers hot on her trail, Frankie races to meet Maggie. But she has no idea that she鈥檚 driving straight into the grasp of another killer鈥攁 monster storm system. She and Maggie will need Ryder and Jason鈥檚 help, but no one is safe from the devastation. And by the time the sky clears, none of them will ever be the same.<br /><br /><b>WHO WILL BE STRONG ENOUGH TO SURVIVE?</b><br /><br /><b>In <i>Desperate Creed</i> Alex Kava, once again, delivers her signature trademark combining 鈥渨ell-developed characters鈥?<i>(Publishers Weekly)</i> with 鈥渁 highly original plot鈥?<i>(Suspense Magazine)</i> then packing it with 鈥渢wists, turns and suspense galore鈥?<i>(Modern Dog</i>). 鈥淒id I mention the dogs? They and their human partners are simply the heart and soul of everything.鈥?<i>(Florida Weekly)</i></b>
Equine Sports Medicine, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North A...
by Jose M. Garcia-Lopez

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

July 20, 2018

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice focuses on Equine Sports Medicine and includes topics on:聽Lameness evaluation in the equine athlete; Diagnosis of soft tissue injury in the sport horse; Upper airway conditions affecting the equine athlete; Lower airway conditions affecting the equine athlete; Cardiac/Cardiovascular conditions affecting sport horses; Neck, back, and pelvic pain in sport horses; Neurologic conditions affecting the equine athlete; Metabolic diseases in the equine athlete; Muscle conditions affecting sport horses; Lyme disease in the sport horse; Management and rehabilitation of joint disease in sport horses;聽Regenerative medicine and rehabilitation for tendinous and ligamentous injuries in sport horses; and Chiropractic and manual therapies.
How to Train a Puppy: The Beginner's Guide to Training a Puppy wi...
by Brandon White

Language

English

Pages

123

Publication Date

July 12, 2019

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</h2><p><br /></p><h3><u><strong></strong></u>Do you want to grow up a<u> happy and healthy puppy</u>?聽Do you want to create a trusting, long-lasting and friendly relationship with your puppy? Do you want to do it through <u>easy and fun methods</u> that you and your dog will enjoy?</h3><h3>If you want to create an incredible bond with your dog, then keep reading.</h3><p><br /></p><h3>Raising a puppy marks the beginning of your journey to turn your restless puppy into a faithful dog, who will be by your side for life. Puppies are very tender and fun, but it can also be frustrating when they don't always do what you want them to do.</h3><h3>We are often led to think that training a puppy only means giving him commands in a strict and authoritarian way. But this will not be pleasant for our puppy. And neither will we.</h3><h3>How can you act if your puppy munches your shoes?</h3><h3>What can you do if your puppy pee all over the place?</h3><h3>How can you pleasantly improve your puppy's bad behavior without creating stress and anxiety for your dog?</h3><h3>The solution is to <u>practice modern positive techniques</u> that will create more awareness in your puppy, eliminating the common negative behaviors typical of their age.聽 With these methods, you will have the clarity of <u>how to grow a puppy, bringing <strong>joy</strong> and <strong>happiness</strong> into the lives of both.</u></h3><p><u></u><br /></p><h3>With <em><strong>How to Train a Puppy </strong></em>you will learn:</h3><p><br /></p><h3>- <strong>Techniques to relate to your dog in a positive way</strong></h3><p><strong></strong><br /></p><h3>- How to make common commands useful without creating stress for your puppy</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- <strong>Simple strategies to teach your puppy how to behave at home</strong></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- Effective methods on how to get your puppy potty trained</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- <strong>How to teach your dog not to destroy your house</strong></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- How to make your dog overcome separation anxiety</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- <strong>How to learn to stop aggressive behaviors effectively</strong></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>- Strategies for improving your puppy's behavior with other dogs or cats</h3><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><h3>Even if you've never had a puppy, you will learn <strong>how to raise a </strong><b>happy聽</b><strong>dog</strong> <u>quickly</u> and <u>easily</u>.</h3><p><br /></p><h2><strong>Would You Like To Know More?</strong></h2><h2><strong></strong><br /></h2><h3><u>Download now to create an <strong>amazing bond</strong> with your puppy!</u></h3><p><br /></p><h3>Scroll to the top of the page and select the <em>buy now </em>button.</h3>
Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging - The Horse - E-Book
by Charles S. Farrow

Language

English

Pages

592

Publication Date

August 26, 2005

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Focusing on the horse, this practical text is the second in a series of three to focus on veterinary diagnostic imaging and the new technologies available to help diagnose and pinpoint disease. Like Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging: The Dog and Cat, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging: The Horse is organized by region with specific structures addressed within each region. Coverage includes background information, normal anatomy, and positioning for specific structures, followed by imaging findings and specific problems such as trauma/fracture, infection and neoplasm. The main focus of this book is radiology, with supplementary information on ultrasound, CT, and MRI.<ul><li>Includes Radiographic Diagnostic Indicators (RDIs), a versatile set of potential radiographic observations that, when used in combination, can often lead to a radiographic diagnosis.</li><li>Features normal radiographs pictured near abnormal images for comparison.</li><li>Provides telescopic images that provide both orientation and close-up views to help readers identify key points of the radiograph.</li><li>Offers diagnosis at a glance with concise one or two word diagnoses in bold within each legend for quick reference.</li><li>Features Emphasis Zones that electronically enhance regions of interest in more complex images.</li></ul>
The Lord God Made Them All (All Creatures Great and Small Book 4)
by James Herriot

Language

English

Pages

388

Publication Date

November 15, 2011

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<b>Adventures in the English countryside and beyond with the Yorkshire veterinarian and #1 <i>New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling author of <i>All Creatures Great and Small</i>.</b><br /> 聽When World War II ends and James Herriot returns to his wife and new family in the English countryside, he dreams mostly of Sunday roasts and Yorkshire puddings, but new adventure has a way of tracking him down. Soon Herriot finds himself escorting a large number of sheep on a steamer to Russia, puzzling through the trials of fatherhood, and finding creative ways to earn the trust of suspicious neighbors who rely on him for the wellbeing of their beloved animals. 聽Herriot鈥檚 winning humor and self-deprecating humanity shine through every page, and his remarkable storytelling has captivated readers for generations.<br /><br /> 鈥淭his is Herriot at his best,鈥?said the <i>Washington Post</i> of this <i>New York Times </i>bestseller by the author of <i>All Things Bright and Beautiful</i> and <i>Every Living Thing</i>. <i>The Lord God Made Them All </i>is a true story of postwar England that, according to the <i>Columbus Dispatch</i>, 鈥渏ust explodes with the joy of living and loving and caring.鈥?lt;br /> 聽聽
Three James Herriot Classics: All Creatures Great and Small, All ...
by James Herriot

Language

English

Pages

499

Publication Date

November 15, 2011

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<b>The beloved <i>New York Times</i> bestsellers that inspired the popular BBC series鈥攆rom a Yorkshire veterinarian and a 鈥渨ise and wonderful writer鈥?(<i>The Boston Globe</i>).</b><br /><br /> Perhaps better than any other writer, James Herriot reveals the ties that bind us to the natural world. Collected here are three of his masterpieces鈥?lt;i>All Creatures Great and Small</i>, <i>All Things Bright and Beautiful</i>, and <i>All Things Wise and Wonderful鈥?lt;/i>which have been winning over animal lovers everywhere for almost fifty years. From his night visits to drafty barns during freezing northern England winters, to the beautiful vitality of rural life in the summertime, to the colorful menagerie of animals鈥攁nd their owners鈥攖hat pass through his office, Herriot vividly evokes the daily challenges and joys that come with being a veterinarian.<br /> 聽<br /> Witty and heartwarming, this collection of whimsical, dramatic, and touching anecdotes reveals the ties that bind us to the animals in our lives. This edition features a new introduction from the author鈥檚 son and bonus archival photos.
The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimi...
by , Susan Ettinger

Language

English

Pages

496

Publication Date

July 28, 2011

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If your dog has cancer, you need this book.<br /> <br />No matter what you鈥檝e heard, there are always steps you can take to help your dog fight (and even beat) cancer. <br /><br />This scientifically researched guide is your complete reference for practical, evidence-based strategies that can optimize the life quality and longevity for your dog. No matter what diagnosis or stage of cancer your dog has, this book is packed with precious advice that can help now. <br /><br />Discover the Full Spectrum approach to dog cancer care: <br /> <br /> * Everything you need to know about conventional western veterinary treatments (surgery, chemotherapy and radiation) including how to reduce their side effects. <br /> * The most effective non-conventional options, including botanical nutraceuticals, supplements, nutrition, and mind-body medicine. <br /> * How to analyze the options and develop a specific plan for your own dog based on your dog鈥檚 type of cancer, your dog鈥檚 age, your financial and time budget, your personality, and many other personal factors. <br /> <br />Imagine looking back at this time in your life, five years from now, and having not a single regret. You can help your dog fight cancer and you can honor your dog鈥檚 life by living each moment to the fullest, starting now. This book can help you as it has helped thousands of other dog lovers. <br /><br />THE AUTHORS <br /><br />Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM practices in Hawaii and is internationally recognized as "the dog cancer vet" <br /><br />Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM is a veterinary oncologist and a diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine who practices in New York. <br /><br />PRAISE FROM VETERINARIANS, AUTHORS & BOOK REVIEWERS<br /><br />"The future is upon us and this ground-breaking book is a vital cornerstone. In dealing with cancer, our worst illness, this Survival Guide is educational, logical, expansive, embracing, honest and so needed."<br /> -Dr. Marty Goldstein, <br /> DVMHolistic veterinarian and Host, Ask Martha Stewart鈥檚 Vet on Sirius Radio <br /><br />"The message of this book jumps off the written page and into the heart of every reader, and will become the at home bible for cancer care of dogs. The authors have given you a sensible and systematic approach that practicing veterinarians will cherish. I found the book inspiring and, clearly, it will become part of my daily approach to cancer therapy for my own patients."<br /> -Dr. Robert B. Cohen, VMD<br /> Bay Street Animal Hospital, New York <br /><br />"I wish that I had had The Dog Cancer Survival Guide when my dearly beloved Flat-coated Retriever, Odin, contracted cancer. It would have provided me alternative courses of action, as well as some well needed "reality checks" which were not available from conversations with my veterinarian. It should be on every dog owner鈥檚 book shelf--just in case..."<br /> -Dr. Stanley Coren, PhD, FRSC<br /> author of many books, including Born to Bark <br /><br />"A comprehensive guide that distills both alternative and allopathic cancer treatments in dogs...With the overwhelming amount of conflicting information about cancer prevention and treatment, this book provides a pet owner with an easy to follow approach to one of the most serious diseases in animals."<br /> -Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM<br /> The Royal Treatment Veterinary Center, Oprah Winfrey鈥檚 Chicago veterinarian <br /><br />"Picking up The Dog Cancer Survival Guide is anything but a downer: it's an 'empowerer.' It will make you feel like the best medical advocate for your dog. It covers canine cancer topics to an unprecedented depth and breadth from emotional coping strategies to prevention-in plain English.Read this book, and you will understand cancer stages, treatment options, and types, and much more. If you have just had the dreaded news, pick up a copy and it will guide the decisions your dog trusts you to make."<br /> -Laure-Anne Visel茅<br /> Dog behavior specialist and technical dog writer

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