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A Lesson in Humility: Traveling with Beau

By Donald F. Smith

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In Part 4 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, the drive across North Dakota was their worst day when Beau became ill. It proved to be the turning point in the experience of traveling with a dog and offered a dose of humility and common sense not experienced in the preceding ten years as chief executive of a major veterinary college.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Date 2014
Pages 5
Series Title Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine
Total no. of pages 5
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Dogs
  3. Human-animal bond
  4. Mammals
  5. One Health
  6. open access
  7. Pets and companion animals
  8. Tourism and travel
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