Join us for a book talk with Melinda McCall, author of Driving Home Naked: And Other Misadventures of a Country Veterinarian. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.
About the Book: As a child growing up on a dairy farm in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Melinda McCall was discouraged from pursuing her dream of becoming a large animal veterinarian.
Ride along in the vet truck with Dr. Melinda as she defies the odds and builds a thriving rural veterinary practice. She fearlessly confronts any obstacle in her path and builds her empire from the ground up with an all-female foundation. Her determination and grit propel her to achieve her dreams with humor and kindness, as she inspires the next generation along the way. Buckle up for a wild ride.
About the Author: Melinda McCall was born and raised on a dairy farm nestled in the mountains of Southwest Virginia. She earned a BS in biology from Queens University and a doctor of veterinary medicine from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Melinda owns a large animal mobile veterinary service in Central Virginia. She and her all-female staff specialize in beef and dairy cattle herds, small ruminants, swine, and camelids. Dr. Melinda resides in Louisa, Virginia, with her daughter, Lucy, and their beloved Border Collie, Cap. Dr. Melinda is passionate about agricultural education and loves giving back to her community.
Driving Home Naked will be released on August 8. To order the book, please see below for the New Dominion Bookshop book order form or call the shop at 434-295-2552.
"You will enjoy this passionate memoir, which sets out a strong self-belief, coupled with perseverance, as Melinda shows up and follows her purpose. Her adventures as a veterinarian working in rural communities, joined by her loyal dogs, will inspire you to hold your head high and grab onto your dreams to see them come to life."
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