Books for the Young at Heart
When You Have to Say Goodbye
Loving and Letting Go of Your Pet
Written by Monica Mansfield, D.V.M.
Illustrated by Lennie Peterson
A child's bond with a beloved animal is a powerful one. The loss of a pet due to illness or trauma can be a troubling time in a child's life.
When You Have to Say Goodbye: Loving and Letting Go of Your Pet is a fully-illustrated children's book that gently describes the why's surrounding end-of-life issues with animals. The book details ways for children to move through this experience in a positive fashion. While written with young family members in mind, this book is certain to touch the heart of adults as well.
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THE BLACK PANTIES - Tales of Animal Mischief and Veterinary Intrigue
by Monica Mansfield
Told with tenderness and wit, The Black Panties - Tales of Animal Mischief and Veterinary Intrigue include the stories of a young veterinarian starting her career in the small-town foothills of New Hampshire's spectacular White Mountains.
Filled with fascinating stories of animal cases and their owners, the compilation's common thread of love and compassion is weaved throughout these pages.
MansfieldIn The Black Panties - Tales of Animal Mischief and Veterinary Intrigue, we follow the journey of young Monica Bors as she discovers the rewards of the profession she has dreamed about since early childhood. As each story unfolds, we find that Monica's greatest lessons might just come from those she seeks to make well--the furry patients who not only teach her the nuances of being a good animal doctor, but who also help to set her on the path back to her self.