Sudden Death in a Calf 

D. E. Larsen, DVM The ground was frozen solid, and I stumbled as I traveled over the uneven mud headed to the small barn. I was carrying my medical bag and a bucket of warm water, and I hoped I wouldn’t slush most of the water before making it to the barn. Jan was leadingContinue reading “Sudden Death in a Calf “

Nessie’s Demise 

D. E. Larsen, DVM It had been several years since I had seen Ayers when I noticed Sandy showing him and Nessie into the exam room. I knew he had a few tough years, as is always the case when an old man loses his wife. Nessie was a rough-looking little miniature schnauzer. She wouldn’tContinue reading “Nessie’s Demise “

One Large Wart 

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Doc, I have a heifer that is going to fair at the end of the summer,” Bruce said as he leaned on the front counter. “They tell me that they won’t let her into the fair with a wart.” “That’s right, Bruce,” I said. “Warts are caused by a virus, andContinue reading “One Large Wart “