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Lucky Dog
Author: Dr. Sarah Boston

ISBN: 9781760111991
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 17 December 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3
Description:
A hilarious and heartwarming memoir about a veterinary oncologist whose own cancer treatment showed her that the ways we treat our pets can teach us a lot about ourselves and our own health.

'What a remarkable book - both howlingly funny and deeply moving. This veterinary oncologist's story of looking after dogs and other animals, and looking after herself after her own cancer diagnosis, taught me volumes about illness, healthcare and love. Lucky Dog shows how much we have to learn from the animals in our lives and from those who care for them.' - Will Schwalbe, New York Times bestselling author of The End of Your Life Book Club

What happens when a veterinary cancer surgeon thinks she has cancer herself? Enter Sarah Boston: a vet who suspects a suspicious growth in her neck is thyroid cancer. From the moment she uses her husband's portable ultrasound machine to investigate her lump - he's a vet, too - it's clear this will not be your typical crisis-and- recovery memoir.

Sarah takes us on a funny and thought-provoking journey through the human health care system fro...

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