Philipp Schott practices in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he manages one of the largest pet hospitals in the province. He blogs frequently and travels extensively.
"For all animal lovers, veterinary tales are always amusing, amazing, entertaining, and, once in a while, sad. Few books . . . approach the combination of fine writing, radical honesty, and endless optimism found in Winnipeg practitioner Schott's . . . Laugh until you cry -- and believe, as he says, that all that really matters is that the heart of the pet (and its owner) is pure." -- Booklist"Schott's writing is engagingly conversational and showcases his colorful sense of humor . . . Educational, entertaining and compassionate, this confluence of happy accidents is a must-read for anyone who is, loves or works with a veterinarian." -- Shelf Awareness"Crammed with useful information, humorous recollections, personal reflections and a few anecdotes you shouldn't read while eating, but which will appeal to any pet owner . . . Schott's writing has a conversational tone that makes for easy, enjoyable reading . . . The Accidental Veterinarian is sure to tug at the heartstrings of any pet owner, as well as help them appreciate the role of the trained professionals who treat their animals in sickness and in health." -- Winnipeg Free Press"Dr. Schott is the kind of vet we all want for our animals. Schott's The Accidental Veterinarian is filled with heartwarming stories any animal lover will enjoy. It's informative and entertaining, much like our pets themselves!" -- Teresa Rhyne, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Dog Lived (and So Will I)"Who amongst us animal lovers hasn't fantasized being a vet? Well, read Philipp Schott's highly entertaining and informative book and learn exactly what you'd be in for -- all the poignancy, hilarity, and plain hard work. You may decide to keep your day job, but you'll be a much better animal companion for having picked up the many insider tips Schott imparts." -- Barbara Gowdy, award-winning author of The White Bone and Helpless