While You're Here, Doc: Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian

While You're Here, Doc: Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian


  • Author: Bradford B. Brown
  • Release Date : 2006-04-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2374613 Bytes


Veterinarian Brad Brown never knew what to expect when he was called. Whether he was trying to geld a spooked stallion in a blizzard or found himself in the middle of an all-out fracas involving a monkey’s abscessed tooth and a shotgun, he took it in stride, with great affection for both his four-legged patients and his two-legged clients....

While You re Here  Doc  Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

While You re Here Doc Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian


  • Author : Bradford B. Brown
  • Publisher : Tilbury House Publishers and Cadent Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-04-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780884483472


While You re Here Doc Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian Book Description :

Veterinarian Brad Brown never knew what to expect when he was called. Whether he was trying to geld a spooked stallion in a blizzard or found himself in the middle of an all-out fracas involving a monkey’s abscessed tooth and a shotgun, he took it in stride, with great affection for both his four-legged patients and his two-legged clients....

Just One More Thing  Doc
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Just One More Thing Doc


  • Author : Bradford B. Brown
  • Publisher : Tilbury House Pub
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924104221746


Just One More Thing Doc Book Description :

Brad Brown is back with a second set of stories just as entertaining and fascinating as his first book. Whether he's escaping the personal vendetta of a bull named Killer ("I was a matador without a cape"), entangled with a rabid cow, chasing a stallion (well, not quite, anymore...) through downtown Bangor, performing heart surgery in an arena, or having a close encounter—while airborne—with a B-52 bomber, this vet regards it all as part of a (long) working day. Bradford B. Brown, DVM, grew up on a farm in Vassalboro, Maine, and like two of his brothers, graduated from the Cornell Univesity College of Veterinary Medicine. Retired now and living at the family farm in Vassalboro, he's been remembering the people and animals and the many adventures ...

Blue Juice

Blue Juice


  • Author : Patricia Morris
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439907078


Blue Juice Book Description :

Offering a candid behind-the-scenes look at small-animal veterinary practices, Blue Juice explores the emotional and ethical conflicts involved in providing a "good death" for companion animals. Patricia Morris presents a nuanced ethnographic account of how veterinarians manage patient care and client relations when their responsibility shifts from saving an animal's life to negotiating a decision to end it. Using her own experiences and observations in veterinary settings as well as the voices of seasoned and novice vets, Morris reveals how veterinarians think about euthanasia and why this "dirty work" often precipitates "burnout," moral quandaries, and even tense or emotional interactions with clients. Closely observing these interactions, Morris i...

Down East

Down East


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2006-08
  • Genre: Maine
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  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89082412180


Down East Book Description :

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Senior High Core Collection
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Senior High Core Collection


  • Author : Raymond W. Barber
  • Publisher : Hw Wilson Company
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066256606


Senior High Core Collection Book Description :

- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies....

Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere


  • Author : Bo Brock
  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626342651


Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere Book Description :

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 community in rural West Texas. Dr. Brock gives you an intimate look into his small-town and big-hearted perspective on life, animals, and their owners. His unique perspective and tales of doctoring beloved pets, cantankerous livestock, and occasionally their owners will make you smile, laugh, cry, and evoke every other emotion under the sun....

Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow


  • Author : Dr. Jan Pol
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-08-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698158337


Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow Book Description :

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 ...

No Dogs in Heaven
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

No Dogs in Heaven


  • Author : Robert T. Sharp
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Animals
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0760790043


No Dogs in Heaven Book Description :

A country veterinarian recounts forty tales featuring his experiences treating such animals as bulls, dogs, goats, cows, and horses....

Don t Turn Your Back in the Barn

Don t Turn Your Back in the Barn


  • Author : David Perrin
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0740723502


Don t Turn Your Back in the Barn Book Description :

For 26 years, Dr. David Perrin served as a country veterinarian in the rural (but never quiet) Creston valley of southern British Columbia. Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn is his engaging and entertaining firsthand account of his rookie year on the job in the early 1970s. Reminiscent of the beloved books of British veterinarian and writer James Herriot, Perrin's book is by turns heartbreaking and hysterical. In 22 stories, he relays his encounters with an eclectic group of two-legged clients and a roster of four-legged patients that range in size from a newborn kitten to a 1,500-pound pregnant heifer. Perrin's honest account of veterinary life includes his mistakes, successes, and frequent searches for answers to problems that most of us will thankf...