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Vet among the pigeons

Author: Gillian Hick; Martyn Turner
Publisher: Dublin : O'Brien, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Another collection of true stories from veterinary surgeon Gillian Hicks, as she encounters everything from dairy cattle to turkey cocks, from six-foot snakes to snuffling hedgehogs, hefty bulls to tiny kittens. It's all in a day's work at her general practice in County Wicklow and at the Blue Cross inner city welfare clinic" --from publisher.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Gillian Hick; Gillian Hick
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Hick; Martyn Turner
ISBN: 9781847172082 1847172083
OCLC Number: 615902930
Description: pages cm
Contents: Leapfrog --
Jed and his fluffy python --
Three little girls and their dog --
A helping hand --
Out of the horse's mouth --
The bald eagle --
The pyjama party --
Special indulgences --
Twin lambs --
Beauty --
or the beast? --
A different consultation --
The filly foal --
A case of bumble foot --
A nasty fracture --
The white stuff --
A temperamental vehicle --
The bewitching hour --
New arrivals --
Not bad for a fiver!
Responsibility: by Gillian Hick ; illustrated by Martyn Turner.

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Continues the story of veterinary surgeon Gillian Hick's escapades among the animal population. She continues her stories about the ever-varied, often-harried, amusing but always interesting life of  Read more...

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'heartwarming and touching tales of Gillian's escapades among the animal population' -- The Countryman 'vet Gillian Hicks finds herself challenged in ways the textbooks can't prepare you for!' -- Read more...

 
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