Stuck in the Barn

D. E. Larsen, DVM Looking over the field carefully, I could see the guard dog with sheep in the far corner. He had stood up when I pulled into the driveway, and he was watching me now. He was a large Great Pyrenees and a large one at that. He towered over the sheep whoContinue reading “Stuck in the Barn”

The Beard

D. E. Larsen, DVM There was a fresh dusting of snow on the road as I pulled into the back of the clinic. It was early, but I had just finished treating a cow with milk fever. Don, the other associate veterinarian in the Enumclaw clinic, came through the door before eight. “I’m thinking weContinue reading “The Beard”


D. E. Larsen, DVM The big Holstein cow groaned a little as we pulled the massive calf out through the large incision in her right flank. Dr. Reese and I had been working for some time doing this C-section. To say this was an oversized fetus was an understatement. This was the largest calf IContinue reading “Lacerations”