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Books for young people interested in animals and/or animal-related careers
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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.

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A day in the life of a veterinarian - Bowman-Kruhm, Mary
Call Number: 636.089023 B684d 1999 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0823952967
Follows a veterinarian as she makes house calls to take care of a variety of animals.

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Animal hospital - Judith Walker-Hodge
Call Number: 636.089 W154a 1999 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0789439964
Two children find an injured duck, take it to a veterinarian at an animal hospital, and watch as he cares for it.

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Careers with animals : the Humane Society of the United States - Sirch, Willow Ann
Call Number: 636.083202373 Si76c 2000 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 155591408X
Describes various careers dealing with animals and the education and training necessary for such jobs as veterinarian, pet trainer, wildlife rehabilitator, humane investigator, photographer, and naturalist.

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Dr. Friedman helps animals - Flanagan, Alice K.
Call Number: 636.089 F613d 1999 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0516211382
Introduces the work of a veterinarian.

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I Want To Be A Vet - Liebman, Daniel
Call Number: 636.08906952 L622i 2000 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 1552094693
Publication Date: 2000

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I'm going to be a vet - Kunhardt, Edith.
Call Number: 636.089023 K962i 1996 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0590254847
Nicole, who wants to be a veterinarian like her father, describes his busy day at work taking care of dogs, cats, a ferret, and other animals.

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The tiger has a toothache : helping animals at the zoo - Lauber, Patricia
Call Number: 636.0896 L361t 1999 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0792234413
Examines the work of zoo veterinarians focusing on such cases as a tiger with a toothache, a gorilla with a cold, and a tortoise with a broken bone.

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Veterinarian - Burgan, Michael
Call Number: 636.089023 B91v 2000 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0736804935
Introduces the career of veterinarian, discussing educational requirements, duties, work environment, salary, employment outlook, and possible future positions.

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Veterinarian - Ermitage, Kathleen
Call Number: 636.089023 Er58v 2000 Veterinary Medical
ISBN: 0817255923
Publication Date: 2000
A small animal veterinarian tells about his job as well as about that of zoo and farm animal doctors

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Veterinary medicine activity book : grade 5 - Amass, Sandra F.
Call Number: SF756 .V48 2009 Veterinary Medical
"The objective of the book is to provide career-based activities for students in grade 5. This book incorporates Indiana Academic Standards for math, English/language arts and science." -- p. 2 of cover.


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