Everything you need to understand or teach Dog Stories by James Herriot.
James Herriot, the famed veterinarian whose "All Creatures Great and Small" has enthralled PBS viewers, confesses that his first love always was, and is, dogs. Although a country veterinarian in Darrowby, Yorkshire County, England, whose practice was mainly focused on farm animals, it is canines that capture his heart. In this collection of stories, told with warmth, humor and irony, Herriot establishes himself as a keen observer of both human and animal nature. More importantly, perhaps, he understands and shares the special chemistry between man and dog that has existed for probably thousands of years.
During his boyhood in Glasgow, Scotland Herriot was very much involved with dogs—his own and other people's. He spent many hours trekking Kilpatrick Hills, Campsie Fells, Barrhead and Neilston Pad with a variety of dogs, and especially with his favorite Irish setter, Don. Although drawn to the humanities and...
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