Horse Vet: Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
Equine veterinarian Diehl presents a fascinating account of her life and work that should be required reading for anyone interested in a career in veterinary medicine. The author has been a mobile vet for most of her career, driving around the Colorado Rockies and working out of a large truck that accommodates her medical equipment, her husband, and their two small daughters. In this lively memoir, she describes her love of animals, medicine, and science. Diehl's colorful stories cover everything from the humorous to the humiliating, with tales of equine gunshot wounds, castration, artificial insemination, and moon blindness. Animal lovers will find a lot to like here.