Jan 062020

Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph or two of a book that Iā€™m reading or plan to read soon

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Bite Me: Tell-All Tales of an Emergency Veterinarian by [Lefkowitz DVM, Laura]

Bite Me: Tell-All Tales of an Emergency Veterinarian by Laura Lefkowitz DVM

Chapter 1
Night Of Traumas

Summer is the busy season in the veterinary ER business. Dogs and cats are fighting, animals bolting in front of cars, and garbage cans are being knocked over, their contents scavenged. Grass awns are finding their way into our animals’ eyes and ears. Owners are camping with their dogs who are drinking stagnant water, eating poisonous mushrooms, and riding loose in truck beds. Hunting dogs are nosing up to venomous snakes, or cornering sharp-toothed animals, or overheating in the excitement of the chase. Disease-carrying ticks, mosquitoes, and fleas are biting through the protective fur of animals’ coats. Unvaccinated puppies are sniffing virus-laden feces in the park. Cats are scrapping over their territories and arriving at out hospital with nasty wounds on their bodies. Every summer the veterinary business booms.

  10 Responses to “First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros:
Bite Me: Tell-All Tales of an Emergency Veterinarian by Laura Lefkowitz DVM”

  1. This book sounds like fun. Thanks for sharing!

  2. You find the most interesting books! As an animal lover, I think this looks great!

  3. Oh, that sounds good!

  4. This must be a really interesting book especially for animal lovers, like me šŸ™‚

  5. I’d love this one! It sounds just my type of book! Thanks for sharing šŸ™‚

  6. This book sounds like a winner. šŸ™‚

  7. I’m not sure my heart could take reading this book though I’m sure there are some funny stories too.

  8. This seems like it could be a hard book to read–at least some parts of it.

  9. It would be interesting to learn more about the behind-the-scenes at the vet. The title is clever.

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