Books listed are held by the Veterinary Medical Library at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN). Please consult your local library or bookstore in other locations.
All My Patients Kick and Bite by Wells, J.
Call Number: SF745 .W465 2011 Veterinary Medical
In this second collection by our intrepid vet, Jeff Wells, has his work cut out for him when he learns that llamas do not take kindly to having their toenails trimmed, dog owners in the medical field can be a real pain, Scottish Highland cattle stick together and just might run a vet out of their enclosure, and fixing an overly amorous burro often needs to be prioritized.
Animal Patients by Edward Scanlon, Edward
Call Number: 636.089092 Sca63B 2000 Veterinary Medical
Dr. Edward Scanlon practiced along Philadelphia's Main Line for decades, often treating pets of the most prominent families. But no matter what their backgrounds were, Dr. Scanlon's patients always surprised him, made him laugh and cry, and showed him the value of the career he chose.
Ever by My Side by Trout, Nick
Call Number: SF613.T76 A3 2011 Veterinary Medical
In a perfect follow-up to his first two books, Nick Trout turns his lens inward and offers a funny, moving, and thoughtful memoir about the animals he's had all his life.
Every living thing by Herriot, James
Call Number: 636.089092 H435B2 1992 Veterinary Medical
"James Herriot is the most beloved storyteller of our time." "Every Living Thing is his first new book of memoirs in over a decade, and from its opening pages our every expectation is fulfilled: We return in a twinkle to the green Yorkshire dales, to old friends and family, to that miraculous world of wonders great and small."--BOOK JACKET.
Fields and pastures new: my first year as a country vet by McCormack, John
Call Number: 636.089092 M137B2 1995 Veterinary Medical
"Fields and Pastures New is the story of John McCormack's first days as a practicing veterinarian in Choctaw County, Alabama... With warmth and humor, McCormack does for the American South what James Herriot did for Yorkshire."--BOOK JACKET.
I Wanna See a Veterinarian by Swaim, Steven F.
Call Number: SF613.S878 A3 2010 Veterinary Medical
Dr. Swaim takes us through his wonderfully delightful true life veterinary experiences that will have you dying of laughter!
It really does happen to a vet! by Joe Inglis
Call Number: 636.089092 In4B 1999 Veterinary Medical
"Joe Inglis, star of BBC1's Vets in Practice, puts pen to paper in this highly amusing, down-to-earth account of his first year as a qualified vet."--BOOK JACKET.
Never Turn Your Back on an Angus Cow: My life as a country vet by Pol, Jan
Call Number: SF613.P585 A3 2014 Veterinary Medical
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 in 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.
No Dogs in Heaven? by Sharp, Robert T.
Call Number: 636.089092 Sh235B 2005 Veterinary Medical
For the millions of animal enthusiasts in America, here's a heartwarming collection of tales by veterinarian Robert Sharp that relate the joys and misadventures of being an animal doctor in small-town U.S.A.
The real James Herriot : a memoir of my father by Wight, Jim
Call Number: 636.089092 H435B W639 2000 Veterinary Medical
"No one is better poised to write the biography of James Herriot than the son who worked alongside him in the Yorkshire veterinary practice when Herriot became an internationally bestselling author."--BOOK JACKET.
The Soul of All Living Creatures by Virga, Vint
Call Number: SF613.v57 A3 2013 Veterinary Medicine
As profiled in the New York Times Magazine... Based on the author's twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, this title delves into the inner lives of animals - from whales, wolves, and leopards to mice, dogs, and cats - and explores the relationships we forge with them.
Vet behind the years : more tales from a country vet by Ings, Bud
Call Number: SF613.I54 A3 2010 Veterinary Medical
The bestselling first volume of Mud, Sweat and Tears tells the story of Bud Ings’ adventures as a rural veterinarian in the 1950s. Volume II takes us into the 1960s. Whether he was helping to deliver a calf, giving shots of penicillin to a pig, or putting down a beloved horse, Ings treated each animal—and farmer—with dignity and respect.