Pets on Parade [NOOK Book]

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In this follow up to the number one bestseller, Pets in a Pickle, Malcolm Welshman, introduces a wealth of new characters—animal and human—while reminding us of some firm favorites, such as the steely-eyed receptionist, Beryl Wagstaff, and the Stockwell sisters who never have time for the “vet in a hurry.” Things haven't calmed down for vet, Paul Mitchell, since we last joined him at Prospect House Veterinary Hospital. Continuing his fun-filled exploits, he's spellbound by a medium with her spooked cat and ...

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Pets on Parade

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Overview

In this follow up to the number one bestseller, Pets in a Pickle, Malcolm Welshman, introduces a wealth of new characters—animal and human—while reminding us of some firm favorites, such as the steely-eyed receptionist, Beryl Wagstaff, and the Stockwell sisters who never have time for the “vet in a hurry.” Things haven't calmed down for vet, Paul Mitchell, since we last joined him at Prospect House Veterinary Hospital. Continuing his fun-filled exploits, he's spellbound by a medium with her spooked cat and tricked by a magician with his poor rabbit, not to mention his encounter with trophy hunting cats, a runaway fox and a gored ostrich, who all add to the parade of pets that weave a colorful path through Paul's rollercoaster life. No less a challenge is his turbulent relationship with the vet nurse, Lucy, and how they cope with a cottage full of cats, an adorable Jack Russell called Nelson and an invasion of mice. Sparks fly on the arrival of Jodie, the daughter of the practice partners. But when Paul has to operate on his beloved parrots with the help of Jodie, it's the climax of another heartfelt chapter in this young vet's exploits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857827699
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 278
  • Sales rank: 432,658
  • File size: 387 KB

Meet the Author

Malcolm Welshman is a retired vet who has worked at London Zoo, in a small animal hospital, and as a consultant dealing in exotics. He has drawn on his wealth of experience to write over 200 features for national magazines including The Lady, She, Yours, Cat World and Parrot Magazine. He was the My Weekly vet for fifteen years. He is a BBC Radio panellist and a guest speaker worldwide on cruise ships.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Not as good as first but still good

    This was a nice read. It is the second book of a series. While it wasn't as good as the first, it was close to it. I love books about animals. I just don't like to see them hurt or dying. One animal died in the first book and one in this one, so be warned about a tissue alert. I really enjoy the author's sense of humor. I don't really care for the accents and London slang, but am more than willing to over look what I do not care for, because there is so much to these books I do enjoy. I think the never in a hurry twins are my favorite characters. I am looking forward to finding out which girl, the vet ends up with. These books are well written, have a great plot and are well edited. These are not children's books as there mild sexual situations and references. I think mature tweens and older readers as well would enjoy these books. I know I did.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    Charming book!

    I read both Pets on Parade an Pets in a Pickle.....both won my heart. Super stories of a new country vet and with a love line included. I understand a 3rd book will be out at a later date. Quick read. Lots of grins, but you may need a hankie!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2012

    Cute Book

    Easy Read. Not a lot of depth, but entertaining.

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