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Tales from the Tail End : Adventures of a Vet in Practice

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/1/2013.
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James Herriot meets Bridget Jones in this honest, no-holds-barred account of the ups and downs of a vet's life Misty was ecstatic to see her owner but to the nurse's surprise her owner just stood there and said, "What have you done with my dog's head?" "I'm sorry," replied the nurse, "what do you mean? She's just been in for spaying." "That isn't my dog's head. The rest of it is my dog but you've put a different head on it." On a crisp October morning in 1996, Emma Milne started her first job as a newly qualified vet, and now she tells the full story. We discover the numerous things that can get stuck in an animal's stomach, how to stop a cow exploding, andthe biggest truth of allthat animals are easy to deal with in comparison to their owners. They say that truth is stranger than fiction, and these tales turn out to be strangerand funnierthan you could ever have imagined.

Author Biography

Emma Milne is a passionate campaigner for animal welfare and received the Vet of the Year award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare in 2008. Brian Blessed is an actor and voice artist whose voice has appeared in Family Guy and Star Wars: Episode I. A great supporter of animal rights, he runs an animal sanctuary from his home.

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