Vet Volunteers

17 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 83 ratings

Fight for Life Publisher's Summary

Maggie MacKenzie is great with dogs, but her homework is out of control. Dr. Mac, her veterinarian grandmother, puts her on a short leash until her grades improve. Four new volunteers show up to help Gran in the clinic, but none of themknows a boxer from a pug.

When the clinic is flooded with sick and dying puppies, Maggie has to find a way to help, no matter what Gran says. Maggie is sure it can't be a conicidence - somebody must be running a puppy mill. If she doesn't find it soon, more puppies will die!

©2007 Laurie Halse Anderson (P)2009 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Fight for Life

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Emma Woodbine
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Maggie MacKenzie is great with dogs, but her homework is out of control. Dr. Mac, her veterinarian grandmother, puts her on a short leash until her grades improve. Four new volunteers show up to help Gran in the clinic, but none of themknows a boxer from a pug. When the clinic is flooded with sick and dying puppies, Maggie has to find a way to help, no matter what Gran says. Maggie is sure it can't be a conicidence - somebody must be running a puppy mill. If she doesn't find it soon, more puppies will die!

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 2

    • Homeless

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Lauren Davis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Cats love Sunita Patel, and she loves them back. Since her mother won't let her have a kitty of her own, finding a feral cat colony is a dream come true. But Animal Control is going to destroy all of the cats unless Sunita does something drastic. If she can tame one of the wild cats, maybe she can save them all. Then disaster strikes and Sunita is rushed to the hospital! What will happen to the cats now?

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 3

    • Trickster

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Adam Campbell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    As soon as he sees Trickster, the new horse at Quinn's Stables, David knows he's found the horse he was born to ride. But David's got a reputation as a troublemaker...and Trickster's still recuperating from an accident. David is determined to clear his name and prove to Mr. Quinn that he's worth taking a chance on. Can he reach his goal?

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  • Book 4

    • Manatee Blues

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Karen Bjornsti
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Dr. Mac has brought Brenna, Maggie, and Zoe to Florida to visit her friend Gretchen, a marine biologist who runs a manatee rescue center that's in desperate need of money. Brenna's immediately drawn to the endangered, gentle giants, and wants to do whatever she can to help them - and the center. But is she causing trouble where she wants to help?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and reading style

    • By Net Shopper on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 5

    • Say Good-bye

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Yum-Yum is an adorable shih tzu and one of Zoe's favorite clients. When Zoe and Yum-Yum visit a ward of cancer patients, she is amazed by how much joy the tiny dog can spread in an instant. But then Yum-Yum is diagnosed with cancer himself. How can Zoe help the little dog pull through?

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  • Book 6

    • Storm Rescue

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Lauren Davis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Sunita Patel is book smart and good with cats. When a hurricane approaches, Sunita realizes that Lucy, a diabetic cat with a broken leg, is in danger, along with her owner, Mrs. Clark. When the vets are called out on emergency, the evacuation starts. Will Sunita be able to save Lucy or will she be a scaredy-cat?

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  • Book 7

    • Teacher’s Pet

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Emma Woodbine
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Maggie's still getting used to middle school. One of her teachers is, too. Mr. Carlson, her new science teacher, is blind, and is working with a guide dog for the first time. Scout is a love of a German shepherd and really wants to do his job, but Maggie can tell that Mr. Carlson's still having a hard time. Maybe she can help....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!!! 👌🏻

    • By Jen Baumgartner on 03-17-16

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  • Book 8

    • Trapped

    • Vet Volunteers, Book 8
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Karen Bjornsti
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Someone's been setting animal traps in the nature preserve behind Brenna's house. She and her older brother, Sage, are furious - not only is that illegal, it's hurting and killing defenseless animals where they should be safe. They both want to do something, but Brenna's worried that Sage may have some really extreme plans in mind. Can she rein him in?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-13-18

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 9

    • Fear of Falling

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Adam Campbell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    David is determined to learn to jump on horseback if it kills him. And sometimes hes afraid it might like when Comet balks and wont go over the crossbar. Now that Davids father is back in town, hes promised to teach David how to jump like a champion. But David cant let him know how scared he is. Because theres one thing that scares David more than falling off a horse, and thats disappointing his father. Can he overcome his fear, or even talk about it?

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 10

    • Time to Fly

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    There's a flock of parrots in Zoes backyard! No one knows where they came from, but they arent as big a surprise as the sight of Zoes mother, who has just arrived from California. She wants Zoe to move back home with her something Zoe has been waiting to hear for months. But why does leaving Ambler and Dr. Macs place seem so much harder than she expected?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Jennifer K on 12-31-14

    Regular price: $6.26

  • Book 11

    • Masks

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Sunita loves her cat, Mittens, just as much as she loves volunteering at Dr. Mac's veterinary clinic. But when Mittens eats some yarn from her Halloween costume and becomes ill, Sunita wonders if she is cut out to work for a vet after all. She tries her hand at working in a research lab but discovers that animals are used for testing. Can Sunita find a way to work with animals without harming them?

    Regular price: $6.94

  • Book 12

    • End of the Race

    • Vet Volunteers
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    It all starts when an injured greyhound is brought to the clinic, and Maggie and Dr. Mac learn that a neighbor is keeping sick racing dogs at her house. They come from a dog track in Connecticut. Dr. Mac, Maggie, and Taryn, the newest Vet Volunteer, travel there to check on the condition of the dogs, and Maggie and Taryn decide to get to the bottom of the mystery on their own. It's risky, but it will be worth it if they can save these greyhounds!

    Regular price: $6.94

  • Book 13

    • New Beginnings

    • Vet Volunteers, Book 13
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Heather Corrigan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Meet Jules and Josh, the new twins in town! While Josh adapts quickly to Ambler, Jules accidentally makes an enemy of Maggie. Hoping a pet will help her feel better, Jules adopts the class rabbit, Chewie, but things go downhill when there are complications with Chewie's spay surgery. With Dr. Mac out on a call, it's up to Jules to work with Maggie to help the rabbit - and maybe even prove that she and Josh are worthy of becoming Vet Volunteers.

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 14

    • Acting Out

    • Vet Volunteers, Book 14
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Zoe is back in Ambler after living with her mom in Los Angeles, and she doesn't know what to feel about it. It's fun to be back with the Vet Volunteers, but Zoe misses her mom, who is filming a movie in Canada. Meanwhile, there seems to be a rash of animals being poisoned by antifreeze across the town, and Zoe fears that David's new adopted cat, Rover, might be one of them.

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 15

    • Helping Hands

    • Vet Volunteers, Book 15
    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Jules and Josh are so excited when their parents hire ponies to attract customers to their sidewalk sale. But the Vet Volunteers notice that the ponies don't seem to be very healthy, and after an examination, they learn that the handler, Gus, has been mistreating them. Can the Vet Volunteers help the ponies get well and find a better life for them?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Me,a animal lover who loves animals most

    • By Kansas TZM2001 on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 16

    • Treading Water

    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When the Vet Volunteers find some abandoned ducklings, they know there's no time to lose. Without a mother, the ducklings must learn to swim on their own. But where did they come from? When Brenna and the rest of the Volunteers learn that the ducklings are abandoned Easter pets, they hatch a plan to educate their community about baby animals - but they also must teach the ducklings to swim before it's too late.

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 17

    • Left Behind

    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Bailey Carr
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    When Sunita joins Dr. Gabe and another Vet Volunteer on a house call at a local horse farm, she is concerned to discover a lone lamb housed in one of the stalls. She knows that sheep are flock animals and that without other sheep and lambs around, this little lamb will not thrive. Can she and her fellow Vet Volunteers help educate the owner and find a new home for it with others of its kind?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narration is so bad it ruined this book for us.

    • By Kerry Gorgone on 08-14-18

    Regular price: $14.95