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Love Is the Best Medicine: What Two Dogs Taught One Veterinarian about Hope, Humility, and Everyday Miracles

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2012

    I loved it! I have read every one of Dr Trout's books and I recommend them for everyone.

    Very enjoyable and informative. I wish he could take care of my animals. He seems to enjoy his work and truly care about the welfare and comfort of the animals. I learned a lot and hope he keeps on writing. I look forward to his next one.

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  • Posted January 10, 2012

    Compelling, tender story in a voice that grabs your heart...

    I cannot read a book by Nick Trout and put it down for long. His voice and honesty about life, love, animals and all that matters is diverse, challenging, endearing and thoughtful in a way that makes the reader come away rethinking their ideas about life. I look forward to the next one!

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  • Posted September 15, 2011

    Modern day James Herriot

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  • Posted July 25, 2010

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    I enjoyed this book very much

    well written, true-to life,touching. I passed it on to my sister to read.

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  • Posted May 28, 2010

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    For All Animal Lovers

    This is one of those books that made me cry in a feel-good way. Dr. Trout is a veterinary surgeon in Boston and his love of animals shines through in his writing. The main topics of his story are two seemingly unrelated dogs he treats and how he is able to use the lessons of one to help the other. Throughout the book, Trout also weaves in adecdotes, both funny and heartbreaking, of other animals being treated at his veterinary hospital.

    I found it very easy to get absorbed in this book. Trout's writing is like sitting with an old friend who is tellig a story. And, in the end, we learn a few lessons from the animals we let into our hearts.

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  • Posted April 17, 2010

    Easy fun read

    Dr Trout presents another easy and fun read. He bases his book around two memorable patients and their families, the difficult decisions that must be made and theur ramifications. It is nice to know that a veterinarian spends so much time in tehir off hours thinking about the difficult cases and how to handle them. It is easy to think that money is the motivator for many medical personnel, but clearly not in this case. This is a great book for anyone who loves animals and is interested in veterinary medicine, but there is not too much medical information, so anyone can understand and enjoy it.

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