Never Turn Your Back On An Angus Cow My Life As A Country Vet

Author: Dr. Jan Pol
Publisher: Avery
ISBN: 1592409121
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The star of The Incredible Dr. Pol shares his amusing, and often poignant, tales from his four decades as a vet in rural Michigan.
Dr. Jan Pol is not your typical veterinarian. Born and raised the Netherlands on a dairy farm, he is the star of Nat Geo Wild’s hit show The Incredible Dr. Pol and has been treating animals in rural Michigan since the 1970s. Dr. Pol’s more than 20,000 patients have ranged from white mice to 2600-pound horses and everything in between.
From the time he was twelve years old and helped deliver a litter of piglets on his family’s farm to the incredible moments captured on his hit TV show, Dr. Pol has amassed a wealth of stories of what it’s like caring for this menagerie of animals. He shares his own story of growing up surrounded by animals, training to be a vet in the Netherlands, and moving to Michigan to open his first practice in a pre fab house. He has established himself as an empathetic yet no-nonsense vet who isn’t afraid to make the difficult decisions in order to do what’s best for his patients—and their hard-working owners. A sick pet can bring heartache, but a sick cow or horse could threaten the very livelihood of a farmer whose modest profits are dependent on healthy livestock.

Reminiscent of the classic books of James Herriot, Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow is a charming, fascinating, and funny memoir that will delight animal lovers everywhere.

Never Turn Your Back On An Angus Cow

Author: Dr. Jan Pol
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698158334
Size: 71.25 MB
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Reminiscent of the classic books of James Herriot, Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow is a charming, fascinating, and funny memoir that will delight animal lovers everywhere.

Crowded In The Middle Of Nowhere

Author: Bo Brock
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
ISBN: 1626342652
Size: 25.74 MB
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IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award GOLD Winner in Humor Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere: Tales of Humor and Healing from Rural America is a collection of humorous and poignant stories from a veterinarian in a small, dusty farming and ranching ...

Creatures Of The Rock

Author: Andrew Peacock
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 0385682603
Size: 65.38 MB
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Creatures of the Rock is a funny, thrilling, unflinching but ultimately heartwarming collection of tales about the connections between people and animals, and people with each other. From the Hardcover edition.

Horse Vet

Author: Courtney S. Diehl
ISBN: 9781937862664
Size: 44.12 MB
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Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and "laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can't make up"- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado ...

Unlikely Companions

Author: Laurie Hess
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738219584
Size: 38.55 MB
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Beyond the clinical side of Dr. Hess’s experience as one of only a few exotic animal veterinarians, Unlikely Companions tells the story of what the remarkable pets she treats and their equally eccentric, dedicated and sometimes demanding ...

The Pact

Author: Sampson Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101218517
Size: 28.38 MB
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Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors. This is a story about the power of friendship. Of joining forces and beating the odds.

All My Patients Have Tales

Author: Jeff Wells
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429966955
Size: 42.45 MB
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All My Patients Have Tales is a heartwarming and funny collection of stories by a dedicated veterinarian featuring wild horses, porcupine-quill-covered dogs, male cats in labor, an extremely ornery pygmy donkey, an enormous hog, as well as ...

Tell Me Where It Hurts

Author: Nick Trout
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405511834
Size: 43.95 MB
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The day's events come alive with Trout's breezy and companionable narration, and while he illustrates many of the issues pertinent to 21st century pet medicine, at its heart, the book reminds us that while the technology may have moved on ...

Country Life

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Cows to calve. Horses to foal. Sows to farrow. Chicks to buy. Fences to put up.
Fields to be prepared for planting. A new mower to put together and try ... The
result, you might say, of certain things read in Country Life. In the first place, we
were ...