Unlikely Companions

Unlikely Companions

The Adventures of An Exotic Animal Veterinarian (or, What Friends Feathered, Furred, and Scaled Have Taught Me About Life and Love)

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Baker & Taylor
An exotic animal veterinarian shares some of her experiences treating unusual pets, from an anorexic cockatoo to a depressed chinchilla, to share the life lessons she has learned from deep human-animal bonds.

Perseus Publishing
An exotic animal veterinarian’s experiences treating our favorite unusual pets and a testament to the power and depth of human-animal bonds, with take-away life lessons about our most important human relationships.

Whether it's an umbrella cockatoo who's not eating, a depressed chinchilla, a pregnant potbellied pig, or a ferret possibly needing surgery, exotic animal vet Laurie Hess is at the front lines with some remarkable pets-and their equally eccentric, dedicated, and sometimes demanding owners. Following a week in Dr. Hess's life as she tries to uncover the source of an unknown ailment killing some of her most vulnerable patients, Unlikely Companions is an
All Creatures Great and Small with a mysterious twist that includes a special message about managing our most important relationships-those with our friends, coworkers, children, spouses, and ourselves.

"Dr. Hess takes everyday as it comes and treats whatever enters her office with compassion, and knowledge, and sometimes even humor."
-Martha Stewart


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& Taylor

An exotic animal veterinarian shares some of her remarkable experiences treating unusual pets, from an anorexic cockatoo and a depressed chinchilla to a pregnant potbellied pig and a ferret that needed surgery, to share the life lessons she has learned from deep human-animal bonds. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Press, 2016
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780738219578
Branch Call Number: 636.089 Hes
Characteristics: vii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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