Books By Real Life Vets
Animal ER: extraordinary stories of hope and healing from one of the world's leading veterinary hospitals.
Tufts University, School of Veterinary Medicine. New York: Dutton, 1999.
Animal patients: 50 years in the life of an animal doctor.
Edward J. Scanlon. Philadelphia: Camino Books, 2000.
Animals in my life: stories of a country vet.
Grant Kendall. New York: Howell Book House, 1996.
Appointment at the ends of the world: memoirs of a wildlife veterinarian.
William B Karesh. New York: Warner Books, 1999.
Doc - my chickens are dying!: memories of a Nebraska veterinarian.
Leo L. Lemonds. Hastings, NE: L. L. Lemonds, Service Press, 1996.
Doc, my tiger's got an itch: the true story of a Kentucky hill country veterinarian who occasionally runs away with the circus.
John G. Martin. Indianapolis: Guild Press of Indiana, 1996.
Dogs are people, too.
Louis L. Vine. New York ; Rivercross Pub., 1997.
Dr. Sue, a vet in Africa.
Sue (Susanne) Hart. Randburg, South Africa: Raven Press, 1995.
ER vet: diary of an animal doctor.
George A. Porter. Franklin, TN: Hillsboro Press, 2001.
Every living thing.
James Herriot. New York: St. Martins Press, 1992.
Fields and pastures new: my first year as a country vet.
John E. McCormick. New York: Crown Publishers, 1995.
A friend of the flock: tales of a country veterinarian.
John E. McCormick. New York: Crown Publishers, 1997.
The hero of the herd.
John E. McCormick. New York: Crown Publishers, 1999.
Hiss and tell: true stories from the files of a cat shrink.
Pam Johnson. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, 1996.
If wishes were horses: the education of a veterinarian.
Loretta Gage. New York: St. Martins Press, 1993.
It really does happen to a vet!: the journal of Joe Inglis in practice.
Joe Inglis. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1999.
Just practicing: early days as a country vet.
David Grant. London: Simon & Schuster, 1999.
More animals in my life: stories of a country vet.
Grant Kendall. New York: Howell Book House, 1998.
Never a ho-hum day: stories about a Kentucky hill country veterinarian and his 'doctorin'.
John G. Martin. Carmel, IN: Guild Press of Indiana, 1998.
Never alone: the life and times of a country veterinarian.
M. McCoy Smith. Nashville, TN: Eggman Publishers, 1995.
No dogs in heaven?: scenes from the life of a country veterinarian.
Robert T. Sharp. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.
Our history of women in veterinary medicine: gumption, grace, grit, and good humor.
Phyllis Hickney Larson, ed. Littleton, CO: Association for Women Veterinarians, 1997.
The patient elephant: more exotic cases from the world's top wildlife vet.
David Taylor. London: Robson, (Distributor: Parkwest Pub., Jersey City, NJ), 1993.
Pet ER: memoirs of an animal doctor.
George A. Porter. Franklin, TN: Hillsboro Press, 1999.
The real James Herriot: a memoir of my father.
Jim Wight. New York: Ballatine Books, 2000.
Reflections of a veterinarian: don't follow me, I stepped in something.
F. M. Ward. Waco, TX: Texan Press, 1995.
Safari doctor: life and adventures of a Texas Wildlife Park veterinarian.
Amarillo, TX: Path Pub., 2006.
They can't talk, but they never lie: the making of a zoo vet.
Theodore Zimmerman. Lake Worth, Lantana Br., FL: Action Arts Press, 1995.
Touched by all creatures: doctoring animals in the Pennsylvania Dutch country.
Gay Louise Balliet. Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 1999.
The trouble with lions: a Glasgow vet in Africa
Emonton: University of Alberta Press, 2008.
True horse stories: adventures of vet practice.
Theresa Jones. Tyler, TX: Equine Research, 2000.
An unspoken art: profiles of veterinary life.
Lee Gutkind. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1997.
Vet on the wild side.
David Taylor. New York: St. Martins Press, 1990.
Veterinarian's touch: profiles of life among the animals.
Lee Gutkind. New York: Henry Holt, 1998.
Viva el vet!: form the animal hospital to a Colombian practice.
David Grant. New Yoirk: Pocket, 2002.
Watch for a cloud of dust II: more memories of a Dixie veterinarian.
John E. McCormick. Ft. Atkinson, WI: W. D. Hoard, 1990.
Women in veterinary medicine: profiles of success.
Sue Drum. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1991.