All Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot

By James Herriot

"A very hot, very enticing learn. . . . The reader falls completely lower than his spell."
--Associated Press

The moment quantity within the multimillion reproduction bestselling series

Millions of readers have overjoyed within the impressive storytelling and daily miracles of James Herriot within the over thirty years considering his pleasant animal tales have been first brought to the world.

Now in a brand new variation for the 1st time in a decade, All issues shiny and Beautiful is the loved sequel to Herriot's first assortment, All Creatures nice and Small, and alternatives up as Herriot, now newly married, trips one of the distant hillside farms and valley cities of the Yorkshire Dales, taking care of their inhabitants---both - and four-legged. all through, Herriot's deep compassion, humor, and love of lifestyles shine out as we snicker, cry, and pleasure in his photos of his many, diversified animal sufferers and their both assorted owners.

"Humor, realism, sensitivity, earthiness; animals comedian and tragic; and folks droll, pathetic, brave, eccentric---all of whom he perspectives with an identical mild compassion and a full of life feel of the sorrowful, the ridiculous, and the admirable."
--Columbus Dispatch

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5 m m), or a nasogastric tube (3 Fr) can aH be llsed successfully. Slowly pass the tube through one nostril. When placed Wi Úl ca re, it sh ould emer lhe nasal septum that leads to the back of lhe th roat and tlle tradlea. Conftnn that placem ent is correct and that it has not entered the esophagus. A light breath into the end of the tube will cause th e tho­ rax to rise, co nfirmin g m at me tube has entered the t[ach a. Under no CÍrcum­ sta nces shou ld tube advance men l be íorced. 43 44 UNIT 11 • CHAPTER 5 Figure 5 17 Restraint position required in a lightly anesthetized rabb il for placement of the ET t ube.

The doe spikes a fever, often as h igh as 104 °F. Streptococcus, Staphylococcus aureus, and Pasteurella have al! been impli­ cated in mastitis. Oue to the bacterial infection, abscesses are likely to develop in the mammary glands and the infection can become systemic Oral antibiotics and nuúi­ tional SUpp0l1 for the doe are important, as is a cleaner environmenl. Rabbits are suscep tible to a variety of bacterial infections, many of which can be d ire tly related to unsanitalY housing, confinement to outdoor hutches with no environmental protection, and overcrowd ed living conditions.

The lower incisors tend to grow out and up while more often the upper incisors curl back into the oral cavity (Figure 5-14). Overgrown teeth may be c1ipped back to the appropriate length with small wire nippers. The use of a dental burr can help smooth down rough edges. Incisor trims can be performed with proper restraint. Rabbits have two sets of incisors, one behind the other. The second set of incisors is called peg teeth (Figure 5-15). A complete dental exam usually requires the use of anesthesia, special ized mouth gags, and dental instruments, as the oral cavity of a rabbit is very small and hard to visualize.

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