Dog Stories Setting & Symbolism

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Skeldale House

This is the old house in Darrowby where James Herriot practices veterinary medicine with Siegfried and Tristan Farnon. In the early days of his marriage to Helen, Herriot shares an upstairs apartment in Skeldale House with his new bride.

Yorkshire County

The county is in Northern England where Darrowby is located, a rural area far enough from London to have its own distinct character and dialect.

Glasgow

Glasgow is the capitol of Scotland where James Herriot was raised and where he had many happy experiences with dogs.

Hartington

This town is not far from Darrowby, and is where the successful and popular veterinarian, Granville Bennett, operates a modern animal clinic.

The Darrowby Show

Siegfried encourages Herriot to serve as official veterinarian at this annual event, telling him it's just a walk in the park. Herriot becomes embroiled in nasty feuds with competing farmers and spends the...

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