“Exotic Tails: A Veterinarian’s Journey”—a new book by Shelburne veterinarian Dr. Steven Metz and published by Wind Ridge Publishing—is a must-read for animal lovers of all ages. In addition to recounting a number of wild exploits in the world of the furred and feathered, “Exotic Tails” explores a very human adventure: namely that of Dr. Metz overcoming childhood fears to follow his dream despite repeated disappointments. It is a story of trial and triumph with an unforgettable cast of characters. “Exotic Tails” can be purchased locally for $16.95 at The Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne. For more information, please contact Wind Ridge Publishing at 985-3091 or visit www.windridgepublishing.com.