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Real people don't own monkeys : and other stories of pets, their people and the vets who see it all
Kiklevich, J. Veronika.
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Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2002]

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xix, 248 pages ; 21 cm
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SF613.K47 A3 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A veterinary instructor at Washington State Veterinary Hospital shares 21 amusing/dramatic/touching tales from her practice on treating pet owners as well as their menagerie of animals. Kiklevich's husband is a zoology professor at the U. of Idaho. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Author Notes

J. Veronika Kiklevich, D.V.M., is a clinical instructor at Washington State University Veterinary Hospital, where she practices clinical medicine and teaches veterinary students. She has also dispensed veterinary advice on her cable television show called For Pet's Sakes, which was broadcast throughout suburban Boston
Steven N. Austad is a professor of zoology at the University of Idaho where he studies animal behavior and the biology of aging

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xv
Microwave Catp. 1
You Are Not Necessarily What You Eat--Thank Goodnessp. 6
Lazarus Turtlesp. 13
I Don't Think We're Seeing Eye to Eyep. 20
A Pig's Best Friendp. 28
Down and Almost Outp. 35
The (Imagined) Emotional Lives of Animalsp. 43
We Seem to Be Having Some Technical Difficultiesp. 55
A Bird in the Handp. 67
Monty--Psycho-pythonp. 77
Just Think If He'd Really Been Sickp. 86
Come On, Iggy, Say Hello to the Doctorp. 93
Ever See a Skeleton in a Tree?p. 104
At Least I'm Not Hung Up about Itp. 113
A Pack of Troublep. 128
Night Talesp. 144
Gunsp. 171
Michael Kelley, Kelli Kelley, and the Lawp. 187
Fortunately, I Have Just What You Needp. 205
Kosraep. 216
Ike, the Irrepressiblep. 232