Short Essay Answer Key
1. How would you describe Herriot?
He is a young veterinarian, straight out of school. He is from the city but has started a job in a very rural farm community. He is very committed but not real sure of himself.
2. How would you describe Dr. Farnon?
An older veterinarian who has a pleasant personality. He is disorganized and becomes frustrated easily. He is a committed veterinarian and is well thought of in the community.
3. In Chapter 5, Herriot has to make a difficult decision; how does the character Soames make the decision more difficult?
Herriot has to make the decision to put down a horse. The horse is in extreme pain and cannot be saved. Soames does not agree with Herriot's diagnosis and thinks the horse can be saved.
4. In Chapter 6 what does Dr. Farnon...
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