Never Turn your Back on An Angus Cow

Never Turn your Back on An Angus Cow

My Life as A Country Vet

Large Print - 2014
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Born and raised on a Netherlands dairy farm, Dr. Jan Pol has been treating animals in rural Michigan since the 1970s. His more than 20,000 patients have included white mice, 2600-pound horses, and everything in between -- and he has amassed a wealth of stories while caring for this menagerie. Reminiscent of the James Herriot classics, this is a charming, fascinating, and funny memoir that will delight animal lovers everywhere.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410473486
Branch Call Number: LP 636.089092 POL
Characteristics: 387 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Fisher, David 1946 April 16-

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Oct 04, 2017

Such a good book! I love this book and I was very satisfied at the end! It is funny, informative, and shows true compassion from a vet! Definitely would read again! ( I actually am reading it for the second time :) )

tomato May 24, 2016

Wonderful book. Reminded me of "All Creatures Great and Small", but, of course, different vets and different eras.

rowanquincy Oct 18, 2014

I didn't like this book and stopped reading about 75 pages in. I was hoping for something similar to the James Herriot books but this is nothing like that. The vet didn't seem all that compassionate and there wasn't the type of humour that appeals to me.

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occy
Sep 09, 2014

One of the best non-fiction books I've read in ages. Very informative and I felt I came away having a new found respect for the "large animal" vets.

If your an animal lover, this is a definite "must read".

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Oct 17, 2017

red_ape_1317 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 99

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