Animal E.R.

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Written in collaboration with the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine by a Boston Globe reporter and author who was granted rare access to their emergency ward, Animal ER takes us into the day-to-day drama of life on the front lines of veterinary medicine. In this premier animal facility, experts in the fields of surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, and oncology provide care for patients of all shapes, sizes, and breeds. Here, operations using state-of-the-art technology go hand in ...

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Overview

Written in collaboration with the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine by a Boston Globe reporter and author who was granted rare access to their emergency ward, Animal ER takes us into the day-to-day drama of life on the front lines of veterinary medicine. In this premier animal facility, experts in the fields of surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, and oncology provide care for patients of all shapes, sizes, and breeds. Here, operations using state-of-the-art technology go hand in hand with personal counseling for owners and pets in crisis. From a pygmy hedgehog with mites to an elephant with an eye problem to the Dalmatian who must undergo disc surgery for his back...from the close calls to the split-second decisions that can save a life, Animal ER is a moving testament to the healing powers of love and medicine-and to the timeless bond between people and their pets.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452281011
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 826,582
  • Product dimensions: 5.39 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Vicki Croke is a columnist for The Boston Globe and is the author of The Modern Ark: The Story of Zoos. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2003

    Future vet

    Very Inspiring:). You have got to read this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2001

    Read this awesome book!!!

    This book is a great book to read for animal lovers and aspiring veterinarians. The exciting fast-paced stories will keep you reading for hours.

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