Nooga Paws Welcomes Local Author, Veterinarian For Book Signing

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Nooga Paws opens its doors to local veterinarian, writer and animal lover, Kathryn Primm, DVM, on Saturday, from 12-2 p.m. Dr. Primm will sign copies of her recent book Tennessee Tails -- Pets and Their People at Nooga Paws, the natural pet market at 313 Manufacturers Rd., Suite 11, in Chattanooga.

A Chattanooga native, Dr. Primm received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University. She owns and operates Applebrook Animal Hospital in Ooltewah. Her book, Tennessee Tails, is a privileged glimpse into the life of a charismatic and skilled veterinarian. Personal and medical details paint a charming picture of the author's love for her patients, respect for their owners and dedication to her profession.  

The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be on sale at Saturday’s signing. For the first year, 100% of proceeds from Tennessee Tails will go to local animal rescues. Tennessee Tails is available in trade paper and ebook formats at barnesandnoble.com.


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