Memoirs of A Cotswold VeteBook - 2011
Tracing Ivor Smith's early days as a college student to setting up his own practice in the Cotswolds, this heartwarming account of veterinary life recounts almost 40 memorable years in the profession. Following in the Herriot tradition of veterinary humor, Ivor's memories of life as a small animal vet include hilarious incidents, colorful local characters, and engaging patients. From calving cows in the middle of cold spring nights, handling ferocious rabbits, and operating on lame greyhounds, to setting up home in a mouse-infested cottage, winning over farmers and estate managers alike, and even finding a newborn baby on his doorstep, Ivor shares his respect for animals and joy of the beautiful Cotswold countryside in this entertaining and absorbing read. This highly readable and lighthearted account of country life is sure to appeal to animal lovers and all who know the Cotwolds.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, 
Branch Call Number: 636.089 Sm
Characteristics: 1 online resource (224 pages)