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While You're Here Doc: Farmyard Adventures of a Maine Veterinarian

by Bradford B. Brown

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It is much better to be reading along than riding along as Maine’s Doc Brown races to get to sick animals. There seems to be some impulsive uncontrollable need by customers to fit as much as possible into a house call. Some comments and interactions between vet and client are not considered politically correct today but accurately reflected veterinary practices in the 1960s and 1970s. Readers will chuckle at some stories and wonder what they were thinking in others. ( )
  bemislibrary | Aug 20, 2017 |
Wow, being a farm animal vet is very physical. Dr Brown is frequently knee deep in mud, excrement or snow (he practiced in Maine) and is also frequently injured by his uncooperative patients. He seems to never say no when he is needed and doesn't let much slow him down. This book was a totally enjoyable read. ( )
  gbelik | Jul 18, 2012 |
Really fun, funny, heartwarming, anatomically correct book about life as a Vet in rural Maine during the 60's and 70's. Doc Brown is such a great storyteller--you can completely imagine his patients as well as their (often) wonderful and (occasionally) wacky owners. A great little book! ( )
  eenerd | Oct 16, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0884482790, Paperback)

Veterinarian Brad Brown never knew what to expect when he was called out to a farm to deal with a sick cow or an injured horse. Invariably the cash-strapped farmer would say, "While you’re here, Doc" and rattle off a list of surprise medical chores that weren’t part of the original call. But whether he was trying to geld a spooked stallion in a blizzard or found himself in the middle of an all-out fracas involving a monkey’s abscessed tooth and a shotgun, Dr. Brown took it in stride, with great affection for his four-legged patients as well as his two-legged clients. James Herriot, Baxter Black, and E. B. White rolled into one and wearing rubber boots, Brad Brown gives us a wonderful set of stories from the life of a country vet.

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Veterinarian Brad Brown shares the most memorable experiences and patients he has encountered throughout his career as a country vet.

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