The Travelling Vet: From pets to pandas, my life in animals book cover

From pets to pandas, my life in animals

My first book entitled The Traveling Vet, From Pets to Pandas, My life in animals is a fun, educational, entertaining, sometimes moving account of twenty of the most iconic species that I have been privileged to work with in my career including my experience advising for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom.

At the end of each chapter there is a brief fact sheet highlighting interesting information about the species mentioned and related conservation concerns.

Stoned ferret, sick zebra? Call the wildlife vet

Jonathan and Mungo

"I am waiting for Jonathan Cranston to finish pre-hibernation checks on a family tortoise at his veterinary practice in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. There are orderly shelves of fish food and dog chew-toys, not to mention leaflets about canine bad breath, in the reception area. A dalmatian comes in, sniffs the surgical air, then sits and waits patiently for a jab. Such is the gentle caseload of a vet working on the edge of the Cotswolds."

‘I wanted a dinosaur that would be very scary’

Jonathan onset of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

"...Bayona’s early superfandom means that Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has more dinosaurs than any previous instalment and features the franchise’s most dangerous beastie to date. The indoraptor was designed in consultation with Jonathan Cranston, an English veterinary surgeon with experience with wildlife in South Africa.."

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