James Alfred Wight OBE, FRCVS (1916-1995). You might know him as James Herriot from 'All Creatures Great and Small'.

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James Alfred Wight - pen name, James Herriot, author of "All Creatures Great and Small" based on his experiences as a UK country veterinarian.

I don't think any of my other dogs would be too upset if I said that no dog has ever given me so much joy as Bodie. - Arthur James Heriort with Dog, Bodie.

Veterinarian & author James Herriot (James Alfred Wight) with his dog, Bodie

Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison as Siegfried Farnon, James Herriot, and Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small. The dog is an overly pampered and often ill Pekinese named "Trickie Woo".

My Yorkshire Herriotage: Back to the Dales in search of the scenery that made a TV hit

Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison as Siegfried Farnon, James Herriot, and Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small. The dog is an overly pampered and often ill Pekinese named "Trickie Woo". I LOVE this show!

Alf Wight at his surgery in Thirsk. All_Creatures_Great_And_Small James_Herriot North Yorkshire

Alf Wight at his surgery in Thirsk. All_Creatures_Great_And_Small James_Herriot North Yorkshire

Beloved author James Herriot was a great advocate for animals. #quotes

QUOTE, Animal: 'If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.

Luscious at the movies: Films and TV shows set in the 1900s-1940s - part 2 including 20th century period dramas...

Films and TV shows set in the 1900s-1940s - part 2

All Creatures Great and Small is a British TV series based on the memoirs of James Herriot about his life as a veterinarian in the North Yorkshire town of Darrowby in the and beyond. The show ran from 1978 to had two Christmas …

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans." ~ James Herriot, English Veterinarian and Author

Alf Wight (James Herriot) - The veterinarian of the "All Creatures Great and Small" books

Herriot Country Tours - Yorkshire Dales England, Leyburn, United Kingdom Sight-Seeing Tours - RealAdventures

Herriot Country Tours - Yorkshire Dales England, Leyburn, United Kingdom Sight-Seeing Tours - RealAdventures

Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy & Peter Davison with the characters they portrayed, James, Siegfried & Tristan.

Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy & Peter Davison with the characters they portrayed, James, Siegfried & Tristan.

These books and his others Dog Stories and Cat Stories are favorites with my Grandkids.  If you travel through Yorkshire stop in the village of Thirsk, the village on which he based Darrowby.

These books and his others Dog Stories and Cat Stories are favorites with my Grandkids. If you travel through Yorkshire stop in the village of Thirsk, the village on which he based Darrowby.

Robert Hardy as Siegfried Farnon. Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy was born in Cheltenham, England, the son of Jocelyn (née Dugdale) and Henry Harrison Hardy.

Robert Hardy as Siegfried Farnon. Timothy Sydney Robert Hardy was born in Cheltenham, England, the son of Jocelyn (née Dugdale) and Henry Harrison Hardy.

James Herriot.  He wrote some of the most beautiful books I've ever read.

The real James Herriot (James Alfred Wight). I adore ALL the James Herriot books.

...receiving his OBE. James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred Wight, an English veterinary surgeon and writer. Wight is best known for his semi-autobiographical stories, often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small.

receiving his OBE. James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred Wight, an English veterinary surgeon and writer. Wight is best known for his semi-autobiographical stories, often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small.

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