The Gift of Pets

The Gift of Pets

Stories Only A Vet Could Tell

Book - 2012
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"In Coston's enjoyable second memoir, he again celebrates the gift of pets. Coston continues to work at his own veterinary practice in Virginia, meeting adorable pets and their loving and quirky owners every day. These include Precious the parrot, remarkably friendly and unafraid for a bird, Dahmun, or "Mountain of Love, " the Bull Mastiff, named by his linguist owner in a language he created, and Greco the beagle shepherd mix, who likes to eat rocks because he is too macho to chew on toys, his Greek owner insists. In stories ranging from humorous to heartfelt to tragic, this book makes a lovely gift for any animal lover"-- ""The life of a country veterinarian has never been as accessible since the bestselling books of James Herriot."--The Tucson Citizen on Ask the Animals In Coston's enjoyable second memoir, he again celebrates the gift of pets. Coston continues to work at his own veterinary practice in Virginia, meeting adorable pets and their loving and quirky owners every day. These include Precious the parrot, remarkably friendly and unafraid for a bird, Dahmun, or "Mountain of Love, " the Bull Mastiff, named by his linguist owner in a language he created, and Greco the beagle shepherd mix, who likes to eat rocks because he is too macho to chew on toys, his Greek owner insists. In stories ranging from humorous to heartfelt to tragic, this book makes a lovely gift for any animal lover"--
Publisher: New York, NY : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250006660
125000666X
Branch Call Number: 636.0887 Coston 07/2012
Characteristics: xi, 302 p. ;,22 cm.

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