One Needle Poke Or Another

D. E. Larsen, DVM Critter was Karen’s problem child. He hated the clinic. And he was almost impossible to control on the exam table without the help of Karen. Critter was a Sheltie. He was well cared for, and Karen and her family thought the world of him. It helped that he was on theContinue reading “One Needle Poke Or Another”

Snake Bit in Sweet Home

D. E. Larsen, DVM I always told folks that if they wanted to get a veterinarian to treat Salmon Disease in the dog, don’t go to Kansas. Likewise, if you’re going to get a veterinarian to treat a snake bite, don’t come to Sweet Home. Actually, I have treated one local snake bite, and itContinue reading “Snake Bit in Sweet Home”

Hot Tub Skin Infection

D. E. Larsen, DVM   “Doc, this is Dave, I just brought in an old cow from the back pasture,” Dave said into the phone. “I think she has a dead calf in her. I have been busy, and It has been several days since I checked those cows. I guess I didn’t even suspect thisContinue reading “Hot Tub Skin Infection”

Banana Chip Therapy

D. E. Larsen, DVM Rex watched from his bed on the porch as the little red pickup pulled into the driveway. This was Jimmy’s truck now. Rex could remember when his owner, Pete, owned that truck, and they would drive up the lake to fish and play in the water.  Jimmy stepped out of theContinue reading “Banana Chip Therapy”

The Shadow Knows

D.E. Larsen, DVM I first met Dr. Al on a hillside up 50th Ave on the East side of Sweet Home. I was in the middle of doing a C-Section on a 15-month-old heifer who was stretched out on the ground. Dr. Al was visiting at a neighbor’s house and came out to watch. IContinue reading “The Shadow Knows”