|Written by Dr. Miller's colleague, Marcia Thibeault, DVM. |
Join a modern American veterinarian as she travels the countryside helping an intriguing array
of horse owners and their equally interesting horses. Come meet:
- Mystery, the mare who trains her unsuspecting owner to come when she
calls, and do a trick upon arrival
- Annie, the gorgeous Foxtrotter who clearly knows the world revolves
around her, tells her tale of love and peril
- Jet, the retired racehorse who needs the assistance of the local fire
department's Heavy Rescue Unit not once, but twice, when he puts himself in
- The Filbert clan, who thinks that veterinary services should not only be
available at a moment's notice and be free, but that veterinary advice, once
requested, should be ignored
- The class of unsuspecting junior high school students who come to the
veterinary clinic for career day, not knowing that today's surgery will be a
From the rare diseases that pose diagnostic challenges, to the exhilaration
of saving lives and the joy of life itself, these true, uplifting stories allow
the reader a personal glimpse into the world of veterinary practice. I Make
Horse Calls and More Horse Calls define the importance of teamwork between owner
and veterinarian in order to save the lives of animals, while exposing the depth
of the human-animal bond.
These humorous and poignant stories entertain readers with a wide array of
equine and human characters and along the way deliver small doses of education
about horse care. They illustrate the dedication of veterinarians and the
important role owners play in the health care team that maintains their horses'
If you've ever thought about becoming a veterinarian, you'll enjoy following the
author on her challenging journey from show horse groom, through pre-vet classes
through veterinary school and into practice.
Suitable for ages 12 and up, the stories are mostly humorous, reflecting life
with a small dose of poignancy.
218 pages. Price does not include shipping & handling or California
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