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Charming tales from the life of a young vet, whose clients range from guinea pigs to giraffes. For readers of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, Clare Balding's My Animals and Other Family, Horses, Heifers and Hairy Pigs by Julian Norton, Vet on Call by Marc Abraham and Humble by Nature by Kate Humble.

The Travelling Vet

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Jonathan Cranston is no ordinary vet. In addition to his day job in the Gloucestershire countryside treating cows, dogs, pigs and cats, he's also worked with an astonishing range of species around the world, including crocodiles, rhinos and pandas. In this charming collection he introduces us to some of his favourite patients, ranging from beloved family pets through to magnificent creatures of the wild.

Whether microchipping armadillos, anaesthetising giraffes or birthing a calf, Jonathan's love for his work and the entire animal kingdom is infectious. From the preposterous (castrating a sugar glider) to the poignant (encountering victims of rhino poaching), the stories in The Travelling Vet will delight and enthral every animal lover.

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Author

Jonathan Cranston

Jonathan Cranston is a veterinary surgeon based in the Cotswolds who has treated over a hundred different species across five continents including giant pandas in China and all variety of wildlife in South Africa.

Book Details

Publisher Allen & Unwin
Genre Non-fiction
Released on 01/11/18
Pages 336
ISBN 9781760633196
Price Β£17.99

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