Mildred Drost has had the honor of meeting many wonderful beings-canine, feline, and wild. She has had comical interludes and been shocked and horrified. She has seen, met, and experienced miracles. Through it all, she has become part of the best career in the world. Dr. Drost is a veterinarian who, by her own admission, is completely fascinated by her patients. In Until One Has Loved an Animal, Dr. Drost shares all the amusing and heartwarming ways that pet affect all of our lives. She recalls the ninety-pound Malamute who spontaneously decides he wants a live chicken for lunch while on a jog with her; the German shepherd who makes any other ornery dog look like an angel; and the cat who, seemingly possessed at night, steals geraniums. Providing an entertaining and informative glimpse into the lives of pets and their owners, Dr. Drost also explores animal emotions and health, proving that these creatures, both large and small, often feel the same sentiments as humans. The stories of this collection offer an intriguing look into the animal psyche, the importance of pet rescue, and all the reasons why we cannot help but love animals unconditionally.We actually have some volunteers who are not physically able to clean and empty litter boxes or scrub the cat rooms. ... Animal shelters depend heavily on donated moneys to pay all their bills: vet bills, food bills, rent, utilities, and stafl salaries ... Maybe you can do bookkeeping for the shelter or donate your accounting skills.
|Title||:||Until One Has Loved an Animal|
|Author||:||Mildred A. Drost, Dvm|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2013-01|