Animal ER

An enthralling behind-the-scenes look at real veterinary emergencies.

Animal ERThe Foster Hospital for Small Animals —part of the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and one of the most respected animal hospitals in the country —has opened its doors and collaborated on a book that reveals the everyday struggles and dramas at an animal emergency ward. Boston Globe reporter Vicki Croke has gathered the most gripping, fascinating, and triumphant stories of saving animals in times of crisis —from cats and dogs to iguanas and horses.

This journalistic account delivers both heart-pounding action and heart-wrenching tales of loss and recovery —combining split-second medical decisions, cutting edge veterinary medical technology, and the restorative power of the bond between pets and their owners.