Old Dogs New Tricks: More Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets

Author(s): Peter Jerram

NZ - Biography

More cock and bull stories from New Zealand's favourite country vets Peter Anderson (aka the Flying Vet) and Peter Jerram (aka the Sailing Vet) are back with more laugh-out-loud and entertaining yarns about the animals and owners they've come across during more than thirty years in practice together. Join them as they cut straight through the cowshit, sharing the ups and downs of a rural vet's life. A must-read for all animal lovers in New Zealand. Illustrated throughout with cartoons by Ashley Smith


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Peter Jerram (Author) Peter Jerram compiled Cock and Bull Stories, a collection of humorous heartland stories with fellow country vet Peter Anderson.Recently retired, Jerram now grows figs and is a Marlborough District Councillor. He has served on the Veterinary Council of New Zealand for three years. In Cock and Bull Stories, these two Marlborough vets tell tales of the animals they have treated and the people who own them. These glimpses into the reality of a rural vet's life are essential reading for animal lovers or anyone interested in stories from the heartland of New Zealand. Jerram also co-authored the classic natural training manual for sheep dogs, I Am a Working Dog, along with experienced farmer and sheepdog trainer Michael Oliver, and the late Tony Sheild, farmer, sheepdog breeder and triallist. This practical, step-by-step guide to training sheepdogs the natural way was reissued in a revised edition due to popular demand. In it Jerram, an authority on canine reproduction, provides helpful advice on all aspects of successful breeding. The book also recounts the fascinating history of sheepdogs in New Zealand, and is accompanied by a

General Fields

  • : 9781775538868
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : 0.362
  • : June 2016
  • : 233mm X 154mm X 19mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : June 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Jerram
  • : Paperback
  • : 636.0890922
  • : 272