Pets And The City

by Amy Attas
Pets And The City
  • ISBN-13: 9780593715673
  • Author(s): Amy Attas
  • Subject: Domestic animals & pets
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Publication Date: 18-06-2024
  • Format: h/b

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When a pet is sick, people - even the rich and famous - are at their most authentic and vulnerable. They could have a Monet on the wall and an Oscar on the shelf, but if their cat gets a cold, all they want to talk about are snotty noses and sneezing fits. That's when they call premier in-home veterinarian Dr. Amy Attas. In Pets and the City, Dr. Attas shares all the shocking, heartbreaking, and life-affirming experiences she's faced throughout her 30-year career - like the time she saw a naked Cher (no, her rash was not the same as her puppy's); when she met a skilled service dog who, after his exam was finished, left the room and returned with a checkbook in his mouth; and when she saved the life of a retired, agoraphobic Hollywood producer during a monthly treatment for his cat, Amos. In these moments Dr. Attas noticed key insights about animal, and human, nature - like how humans attach to one another through their love of animals, or how animals don't have the pride, ego, or vani
About the book

When a pet is sick, people - even the rich and famous - are at their most authentic and vulnerable. They could have a Monet on the wall and an Oscar on the shelf, but if their cat gets a cold, all they want to talk about are snotty noses and sneezing fits. That's when they call premier in-home veterinarian Dr. Amy Attas. In Pets and the City, Dr. Attas shares all the shocking, heartbreaking, and life-affirming experiences she's faced throughout her 30-year career - like the time she saw a naked Cher (no, her rash was not the same as her puppy's); when she met a skilled service dog who, after his exam was finished, left the room and returned with a checkbook in his mouth; and when she saved the life of a retired, agoraphobic Hollywood producer during a monthly treatment for his cat, Amos. In these moments Dr. Attas noticed key insights about animal, and human, nature - like how humans attach to one another through their love of animals, or how animals don't have the pride, ego, or vani