Since 1993

Animal stories from the heart of Dr. Nelson

Coated With Fur is a series of books based on Dr. Nelson's experience at the Minnesota Veterinary Center located in Burnsville, Minnesota. The series starts with Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life with a dog who had been hit by a car and needed emergency treatment to save his life. The second book, Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love stars many characters from the first book as well as introducing a new clinic cat named Radar. Dr. Nelson is currently working on the third book in the series, Coated With Fur: A Vet's Heart. If all goes well, there will be nine books in this series.

Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life is available in hardcover and paper back at bookstores nationwide as well as Amazon. Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love can also be purchased in hardcover and paperback at Amazon. Electronic versions are available at Amazon for the Kindle and Smashwords for all electronic formats.

Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life

Set in a Minnesota veterinary practice, Coated With Fur: A Vet's Life is Dr. Nelson's first book.  It chronicles a young woman’s experience as the owner of a start-up clinic.  Experience the joy of saving a dog’s leg to the agony of losing a patient.  Feel your heart race when a snake gets stuck, scaring the society ladies in waiting room. Through it all, experience the unconditional love that exists when we open ourselves to the wonders of the human-animal bond!

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Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat's Love

Coated With Fur:  A Blind Cat’s Love continues the story of a young woman who opened a veterinary hospital in Burnsville, Minn.  Marvel when a blind cat helps Adam overcome a physical limitation. Follow Kris as she tries to collect a semen sample from Ivan the shy Doberman, saves the life of a struggling Chihuahua and delivers Ashley’s adorable golden retriever puppies.  Meet Snowflake, a white cat that fights hard to stay alive and Lilah, the friendly, pregnant German shepherd. Through it all, experience the sheer joy and
challenges of being a veterinarian.

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Coated With Fur: A Vet's Heart

The third book in the Coated With Fur series, picks up with Dr. Nelson treating a puppy with a fractured leg and a ferret with life-threatening pneumonia. This book is progressing slowly because Dr. Nelson is in full time clinical practice at Arizona Skies Animals Hospital. She is currently working on chapter 5.

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