Bruce Fogle | 'When I think back to those years of my childhood, I think back to a utopia where you had complete freedom'

Bruce Fogle | 'When I think back to those years of my childhood, I think back to a utopia where you had complete freedom'

A Hamilton Hound is snoozing behind the front desk of the London Veterinary Clinic when I arrive to interview head vet and author Bruce Fogle after morning surgery. The dog belongs to one of the receptionists, and is sleeping off the after-effects of some jabs. 

A couple of needle pricks is a picnic compared with the faceful of porcupine quills that Fogle’s childhood companion, Angus—a thoughtful black dog with bad breath—endured during one of the Fogle family’s idyllic, two-month summer holidays, which they passed each year at a cedar-clad cottage on the shores of Lake Chemong in Ontario....

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