The narrator and main character of the book, a compassionate veterinarian in northern England who is a newlywed and enlists in the RAF.
The Senior Partner and owner of the veterinary practice in Darrowby.
A young veterinary student who prefers to spend time at Drover's Pub and in the company of young women rather than studying or practicing veterinary medicine.
The new wife to James, a small country vet.
A farmer with a cow named Blossom, both quiet and patient.
Mr. Dakin's old cow who insisted on coming home.
Man who picks up animals for the fatstock market.
William George Henry Augustus
The 11th Marquis of Hulton, a gentleman farmer.
Lord Hulton's farm foreman.
Sadistic military dentist known as the Butcher.
Boxer with a problem of constant and excessive flatus.
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