Vet in Harness

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cricket

Page: 253

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James Herriot

Author: James Herriot,Michael John Rossi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313294495

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 218

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Offers an examination of the Scottish veterinarian's five major works published between 1972 and 1992.

All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447224213

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 467

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The first collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small. This edition contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet. Fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, to the young James Herriot 1930s Yorkshire seems to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But from his erratic new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to incomprehensible farmers, herds of semi-feral cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James finds he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him. And when he meets Helen, the beautiful daughter of a local farmer, all the training and experience in the world can’t help him . . . Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Creatures Great and Small is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors. 'I grew up reading James Herriot's books and I'm delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then' – Kate Humble 'Herriot's enchanting tales of life in the Dales are deservedly classics. Full of extraordinary characters, animal and human, the books never fail to delight' – Amanda Owen, bestselling author of The Yorkshire Shepherdess

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330529412

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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The second collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small. Now settled into the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and married to Helen the farmer’s daughter, James Herriot thinks he’s finally got himself sorted. But life as a vet in the 1930s was never going to be easy. Quite aside from his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, he must contend with new-fangled medical techniques, delivering calves after far too much home-made wine, and a grudge-holding dog called Magnus who never forgets. And then, with Britain on the verge of war, James faces a decision that could separate him from Darrowby – and Helen – for ever . . . Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Things Bright and Beautiful is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors. 'I grew up reading James Herriot's books and I'm delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then' – Kate Humble 'Herriot's enchanting tales of life in the Dales are deservedly classics. Full of extraordinary characters, animal and human, the books never fail to delight' – Amanda Owen, bestselling author of The Yorkshire Shepherdess This omnibus edition comprises the majority of chapters from Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vets in Harness.

James Herriot's Dog Stories

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447230272

Category: Pets

Page: 481

View: 2903


As a little boy, climbing through the lochs and mountains of Argyll with his Irish Setter Don, all James Herriot wanted to be was a ‘dog doctor’ so he could care for man’s best friend. In this classic collection of stories, we are introduced to some of the dogs who won a special place in the country vet’s heart – from Tricki Woo, the little Pekinese suffering from ‘flop-butt’ to Clancy the dog who nobody would go near and Gyp, the sheepdog who only ever barked once in his life. They’re joined by lovable dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes, celebrating the limitless affection and loyalty of our closest companions. Filled with magical storytelling and from the treasured author of All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot’s Dog Stories is told with his usual wit and human compassion – the perfect gift for dog-lovers everywhere.

All Things Herriot

Author: Sanford Sternlicht

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815606116

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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All Things Herriot is the first full-length book about this best-selling author, whose work, adapted for television, has swept through the world in one of the most popular and enduring series of all times: All Creatures Great and Small. Sternlicht offers a comprehensive, up-to-the-moment evaluation of the Herriot achievements, and it offers the most detailed biography of the real Herriot, James Alfred Wight, in print to date. He explores how this good-natured veterinarian came into existence and how he developed over the course of the series of books. How and why Herriot made the transition to television is examined as well as the effect the shows had on audiences. This is the story of the "creating" of James Herriot, how he captured the imagination of popular culture. This simple man, with his profound love for all creatures in his peaceable kingdom, has earned for himself a secure and enduring place in the hearts and minds of readers and viewers alike.

Potbellied Pig Veterinary Medicine - E-Book

Author: Kristie Mozzachio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032376360X

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 6105


Comprehensive coverage addresses the essential topics of potbellied pig veterinary care, helping you properly care for these animals within a veterinary practice. Coverage of key aspects of potbellied pig care includes physical examinations, diseases, behavior, husbandry, handling/restraint, surgery, and much more. More than 150 clinical photos show a wide variety of potbellied pigs and treatment scenarios. Enhanced eBook is included with the purchase of a new print copy of the book, providing online access to a fully searchable version of the text and making its content available on various devices. Single-source review provides an all-in-one reference on the care of potbellied pigs. Expert author Kristie Mozzachio has worked with potbellied pigs for more than 25 years, including a mobile veterinary service that specializes in potbellied pigs, and consults both nationally and internationally.