Dog Stories - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary and Analysis

Harold Denham is an eccentric millionaire who lives in a large turreted Victorian mansion in Darrowby. He is fond of placing bets on football games, although he really knows nothing about either football or betting. Impressed that Herriot had won a football pool when he first arrived in Yorkshire (the only win in his life), Mr. Denham believes the veterinarian to be a gambling guru, of whom he always ask advice whenever Herriot comes to see his dog.

On this occasion, Denham had called Herriot to see his Great Dane, that had just delivered a little of pups, but who now was making a dark discharge of some kind. Convinced that large dogs, such as Great Danes and Labradors are gentle, easygoing canines, Herriot expects and finds no trouble in examining the bitch. Confounded, he asks Denham to bring him a...

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