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Memoirs of a Cotswold Vet

by Ivor Smith

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This heart-warming account of veterinary life traces Ivor Smith's early days as a student at university through to setting up his own practice in the Cotswolds, recounting almost forty memorable years in the profession. Following in the Herriot tradition of veterinary humour, Ivor's memories of life as a small animal vet include hilarious incidents, colourful local characters and engaging patients. From calving cows in the middle of cold Spring nights, handling ferocious rabbits and operating lame greyhounds, to setting up home in a mouse-infested cottage, winning over farmers and estate managers alike, and even finding a new-born baby on his doorstep, Ivor shares his respect for animals and joy of the beautiful Cotswold countryside in this entertaining and absorbing read. Memoirs of a Cotswold Vet is a highly readable and light-hearted account of country life which is sure to appeal to animal lovers and all who know the Cotswolds.|This heart-warming account of veterinary life traces Ivor Smith's early days as a student at university through to setting up his own practice in the Cotswolds, recounting almost forty memorable years in the profession. Following in the Herriot tradition of veerinary humour, Ivor's memories of life as a small animal vet include hilarious incidents, colourful local characters and engaging patients. From calving cows in the middle of cold Spring nights, handling ferocious rabbits and operating lame greyhounds, to setting up home in a mouse-infested cottage, winning over farmers and estate managers alike, and even finding a new-born baby on his doorstep, Ivor shares his respect for animals and joy of teh beautiful Cotswold countryside in this entertaining and absorbing read. Memoirs of a Cotswold Vet is a highly readable and light-hearted account of country life which is sure to appeal to animal lovers and all who know the Cotswolds.

Publication Details

Publisher:
The History Press
Imprint:
The History Press Ireland
Publication Date:
2011

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