ER Vets

Life in an Animal Emergency Room

By Jackson, Donna M.

Publishers Summary:
This highly visual book offers a behind-the-scenes look at an emergency animal hospital, a variety of its animal patients, and the compassion it takes to be an ER vet.

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ISBN
978-0-61843-663-7
Publisher
Houghton


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2006

Gr 5-8 With plentiful, excellent-quality photographs, this highly visual book offers a behind-the-scenes look at an emergency animal hospital in Colorado. While a German shepherd's life is saved, a snake could not be resuscitated. The pictures work well with the smallish-print text. Photographs range from heartbreaking (the saddest-e...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2006

A bright, colorful design and "aww"-inspiring photographs of pets in various stages of care enhance this exploration of the workings of a veterinary emergency room. Profiles of the doctors, vet techs (i.e., nurses), and grief counselors alternate with case studies of stricken animals, a history of veterinary medicine, and commonsense tips on such topics as preventative care and how to gauge a pet's health. Jackson's li...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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