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By James Herriot

ISBN-10: 0312330855

ISBN-13: 9780312330859

The vintage multimillion reproduction bestseller

Delve into the mystical, unforgettable international of James Herriot, the world's so much cherished veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, humorous, and tragic animal patients.
For over thirty years, generations of readers have delighted to Herriot's incredible stories, deep love of existence, and remarkable storytelling skills. for many years, Herriot roamed the distant, appealing Yorkshire Dales, treating each sufferer that got here his means from smallest to biggest, and gazing animals and people alike together with his willing, loving eye.

In All Creatures nice and Small, we meet the younger Herriot as he is taking up his calling and discovers that the realities of veterinary perform in rural Yorkshire are very varied from the sterile surroundings of veterinary university. From taking care of his sufferers within the depths of wintry weather at the remotest homesteads to facing uncooperative proprietors and severely ailing animals, Herriot discovers the wondrous style and endless demanding situations of veterinary perform as his humor, compassion, and love of the animal international shine forth.

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Meredith, A. and Johnson-Delaney, C. (2010) Manual of Exotic Pets, 5th edn. BSAVA, Quedgeley, UK. Okerman, L. (1998) Diseases of Domestic Rabbits, 2nd edn. Blackwell Science, Oxford. E. and Carpenter, J. (2003) Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents, 2nd edn. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. PA R T I : S M A L L M A M M A L S the left side. Its ventral tip may extend across the floor of the abdomen and back up to meet the right kidney. 75 kg, through to the New Zealand whites and the Belgian hares at 8–10 kg.

This prevents restriction of blood flow to the head which could occur due to the narrow chest inlet. Lymphatic system Spleen The spleen varies greatly in size between individuals, and it is attached to the greater curvature of the stomach on Basic Small Mammal Anatomy and Physiology Thymus The thymus is a prominent organ in the cranial thorax of the young ferret. It dwindles to a few islands of tissue in the adult. Lymph nodes The lymph nodes are of a similar arrangement as seen in the cat. The most notable lymph node is the mesenteric node, which can be used to differentiate between small and large intestine.

BSAVA, Quedgeley, UK. Meredith, A. and Flecknall, P. (2006) Manual of Rabbits, 2nd edn. BSAVA, Quedgeley, UK. Meredith, A. and Johnson-Delaney, C. (2010) Manual of Exotic Pets, 5th edn. BSAVA, Quedgeley, UK. Okerman, L. (1998) Diseases of Domestic Rabbits, 2nd edn. Blackwell Science, Oxford. E. and Carpenter, J. (2003) Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents, 2nd edn. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA. PA R T I : S M A L L M A M M A L S the left side. Its ventral tip may extend across the floor of the abdomen and back up to meet the right kidney.

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