The Land is Cheap There

 D. E. Larsen, DVM When I pulled into the driveway, I could see Don waiting in the doorway of the little barn behind their house. He had one old Jersey cow when I called on him at his little place over on North River Drive. He had said he wanted his cows checked for pregnancy,Continue reading “The Land is Cheap There”

Wild Horses, From the Archives

D. E. Larsen, DVM Standing at the corral fence, we were looking at the ugliest horse that I had ever seen. She was an older roan mare that my father-in-law, Jim Leibelt, had just adopted from the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse Adoption Center in Burns. She looked like she had just stepped offContinue reading “Wild Horses, From the Archives”

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”