Category Archives: Pets and vets

Another testimony from a stressed and depressed veterinarian

UPDATE 26 SEPTEMBER 2017: I am delighted to be able to link to the RCVS Mind Matters Initiative, which ‘aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of those in the veterinary team, including students, veterinary nurses, veterinary surgeons and … Continue reading

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James Herriot is back. Oh, no! Read this health warning.

I see the BBC is running a new series of James Herriot films.  Alas, another generation will doubtless succumb to the charming tales of this Yorkshire vet (real name James Alfred ‘Alf’ Wight) and decide that being a veterinarian is … Continue reading

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Pet Hates now being sold by Amazon at bargain price!

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Reviews of my vet book, Pet Hates

At long last I am posting reviews of my controversial book, Pet Hates – The Shocking Truth about Pets and Vets, written under the pen name Josh Artmeier. See me read an extract. Read my commentary on the book. 1. … Continue reading

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Pet Hates (The Shocking Truth About Pets and Vets): an extract.

Read more. Read reviews. Buy the book. Best wishes Eric

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The veterinary profession. Time to have the courage of my convictions!

I recently “came out” as Josh Artmeier, the author of Pet Hates (The Shocking Truth About Pets and Vets), of which you can read reviews here.  I decided that I should have the courage of my convictions.  Now I have … Continue reading

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Not hot sex, yet mad fun: the joy of three-letter words. Part II.

[UPDATE 20 APRIL 2009: Since this was first posted it has had about 300 hits from people seeking information on the Dogue de Bordeaux. I have added information on this breed, and have referred to two books which should be … Continue reading

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