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The travelling vet : from pets to pandas, my life with animals / Jonathan Cranston.

By: Cranston, Jonathan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Allen & Unwin, 2018Description: xi, 323 pages,16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760633196 (hbk.); 1760633194 (hbk.).Subject(s): Cranston, Jonathan | Veterinarians -- AnecdotesGenre/Form: Autobiographies. | Anecdotes.DDC classification: 636.089092 Summary: Jonathan Cranston is no ordinary vet. In addition to his day job in the Oxfordshire countryside treating cows, dogs, pigs and cats, he's also worked with an astonishing range of species around the world, including crocodiles, rhinos and pandas. In this charming collection he introduces us to some of his favourite patients, ranging from beloved family pets through to magnificent creatures of the wild. Whether microchipping armadillos, anaesthetising giraffes or advising the makers of the Jurassic World series on exactly how to operate on a velociraptor, Jonathan's love for his work and the entire animal kingdom is infectious. From the preposterous (castrating a sugar glider) to the poignant (encountering victims of rhino poaching), the stories in "The Travelling Vet" will delight and enthral every animal lover.
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Charming tales from the life of a young vet, whose clients range from guinea pigs to giraffes.

Jonathan Cranston is no ordinary vet. In addition to his day job in the Oxfordshire countryside treating cows, dogs, pigs and cats, he's also worked with an astonishing range of species around the world, including crocodiles, rhinos and pandas. In this charming collection he introduces us to some of his favourite patients, ranging from beloved family pets through to magnificent creatures of the wild. Whether microchipping armadillos, anaesthetising giraffes or advising the makers of the Jurassic World series on exactly how to operate on a velociraptor, Jonathan's love for his work and the entire animal kingdom is infectious. From the preposterous (castrating a sugar glider) to the poignant (encountering victims of rhino poaching), the stories in "The Travelling Vet" will delight and enthral every animal lover.