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The Travelling Vet: From pets to pandas, my life in animals

The Travelling Vet: From pets to pandas, my life in animals

Charming tales from the life of a young vet, whose clients range from guinea pigs to giraffes.

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ISBN 9781760633196
Barcode 9781760633196
Published 28 November 2018 by Allen & Unwin
Format Hardback, Main
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Author(s) By Cranston, Jonathan
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ISBN-13 9781760633196
ISBN-10 1760633194
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin
Publication Date 28 November 2018
International Publication Date 1 November 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Cranston, Jonathan
Category Biography & Autobiography: General
Zoology & Animal Sciences
Veterinary Science
Australian
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 225mm
Spine: 32mm
Weight 580g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Veterinarians - Anecdotes
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 636.089092
Catalogue Code 946206

Description of this Book

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Animal lovers and conservationists will find this book a fascinating read . . . this book is full of witty, hilarious and sometimes poignant anecdotes. [...] Jonathan's passion for his career and his beloved animals shines out from every chapter: so much so, that it begs the obvious questions: when will The Travelling Vet be seen on our TV or cinema screens? * The Lady *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jonathan Cranston is a veterinary surgeon based in the Cotswolds who has treated over a hundred different species across five continents including giant pandas in China and all variety of wildlife in South Africa. He is also the veterinary advisor for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, the fifth instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise, which is due for release in June 2018.

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