Meter Reader Mishap

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Dale is waiting on the phone for you,” Judy said. “He is the manager of PP&L.” I knew Dale from the Rotary Club, but I wasn’t aware that he had any animals. I put the little pup back in the kennel. Dale was lucky. Another few minutes, and we would haveContinue reading “Meter Reader Mishap”

Agroceryosis, The Lack of Groceries

D. E. Larsen, DVM “What do you think, Doc,” Al asked as we stood at the fence watching a skinny cow in the corral. “It doesn’t look like she has any diarrhea. When did you deworm last?” “I gave her some pills I got at the feed store a couple of weeks ago,” Al said.Continue reading “Agroceryosis, The Lack of Groceries”

Over-sized and Pocket-sized, A Spay is a Spay

D. E. Larsen, DVM I pushed my left arm deeper into the birth canal of the young heifer, sweeping my hand left to right, trying to decide as to what was wrong here.  Then I encountered intestines, this was not good. They were too large to be from the calf. This uterus was ruptured. IContinue reading “Over-sized and Pocket-sized, A Spay is a Spay”

The Lost Ball

D. E. Larsen, DVM “I don’t know what is wrong with old Ben, Doc,” Gavin said as he picked his dog up and settled him on the exam table. “He started vomiting once in a while several weeks ago. I just didn’t think much about it. But now, he vomits everything he puts in hisContinue reading “The Lost Ball”