by Laurie Hess, DVM
with Samantha Rose
Whether it’s an umbrella cockatoo who’s not eating, a depressed chinchilla, a pregnant potbellied pig, or a ferret possibly needing surgery, exotic animal vet Laurie Hess is on the front lines with some remarkable pets–and their equally eccentric, dedicated, and sometimes demanding owners. Following a week in Dr. Hess’s life, as she tries to uncover the source of an unknown ailment killing some of her most vulnerable patients, Unlikely Companions is an
All Creatures Great and Small with a mysterious twist that includes a special message about managing our most important relationships—those with our friends, coworkers, children, spouses, and ourselves.