All My Patients Have Tales

All My Patients Have Tales

Favorite Stories From A Vet's Practice

Book - 2009
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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 many other domestic, and not so "domestic" animals. Wells begins his work as an inexperienced recent college grad and emerges a caring and beloved veterinarian. Affording the reader an inside glimpse into his daily life, he narrates many uplifting, life-altering, lifethreatening, and hilarious episodes.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009
Edition: First St. Martin's Press edition
ISBN: 9780312537395
Branch Call Number: 636.089 We
Characteristics: ix, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Misty20 Mar 30, 2012

Fun book for animal lovers. I especially enjoyed the stories about cats and dogs. Writer is a caring and sensative animal lover with a great sense of humor.

Aug 06, 2011

Do you love animals more than anything in the world and have thought that you'd like to be a veterinarian? Wells, a practicing veterinarian in a rural Rocky Mountain Colorado clinic, delivers a humorous and insightful look at his life and work with a wide range of animals. He recounts his rigorous education and on-the-job training as a vet commencing in rural eastern South Dakota. His 36 stories range from treating circus animals to miniature pigs to yaks, along with a host of cat, dog and horse anecdotes. Anyone who loves animals or has enjoyed James Herriot's books will love these short, down-home stories filled with heartfelt emotion and laugh-out-loud incidents.

333abilene May 20, 2011

Delightful book with plenty of guaranteed laughs. Hope Dr. Wells finds the time to write again........soon, please.


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