All Dogs Go to Kevin

All Dogs Go to Kevin

Everything Three Dogs Taught Me (that I Didn't Learn in Veterinary School)

Book - 2015
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ALL DOGS GO TO KEVIN is a humorous and touching memoir that will appeal to anyone who has ever loved an animal or lost hours in James Herriot's classic veterinary stories.

You can't always count on people, but you can always count on your dog. No one knows that better than veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang.
With the help of three dogs, Jessica is buoyed through adolescence, veterinary school, and the early years of motherhood. Taffy, the fearsome Lhasa; Emmett, the devil-may-care Golden; and Kekoa, the neurotic senior Labrador, are always by her side, educating her in empathy and understanding for all the oddballs and misfits who come through the vet clinic doors. Also beside her is Kevin, a human friend who lives with the joie de vivre most people only dream of having.
From the clueless canine who inadvertently reveals a boyfriend's wandering ways to the companion who sees through a new mother's smiling facade, Jessica's stories from the clinic and life show how her love for canines lifts her up and grounds her, too.
Above all, this book reminds us, with gentle humor and honesty, why we put up with the pee on the carpet, the chewed-up shoes, and the late-night trips to the vet: because the animals we love so much can, in fact, change our lives.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781455554935
Characteristics: viii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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Dec 09, 2016

This book is interesting. It provides view from vetenerian point of view.
I would like to recommend it to all animal lovers.
Nice stories are interwoven with informative aspect about illnesses and end of life.

MedinaReads Oct 01, 2015

This book is written about the author's life from childhood through veterinary school and into adulthood as a wife, mother and veterinarian.

I enjoyed this book because I am a dog lover and really enjoyed the stories of her journey through the different phases that led her to now be an in home hospice care vet. This book is interesting, funny, sad, and just thoroughly enjoyable. The antics of her own pets and stories of pets in her practice were very entertaining. Her friendship with college friend Kevin ties the story all together.

I think any reader with even the slightest interest in pets or the veterinary field would enjoy this book.


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