Look Her in the Eye 

D. E. Larsen, DVM I pulled up the swinging gate at McCubbins’ Ranch. Frank maintained a wide range of species on this ranch, elk, sika deer, fallow deer, llamas, African antelope, wallabies, and rheas. I enjoyed making calls here. But I hated this gate. It swung open on each side, pivoting on a center post.Continue reading “Look Her in the Eye “

Lie Still and He Won’t Touch You

D. E. Larsen, DVM Rocket was a small horse, size-wise. But he was opinionated and spirited. And he was determined that he was going to win the battle. “I don’t know, Kay,” I said. “I think I am going to have to tranquilize Rocket before I am going to be able to float his teeth.”Continue reading Lie Still and He Won’t Touch You

The Ultimate Kiss 

D. E. Larsen, DVM I watched Bob and Ellen sitting in the reception room with Ginger sitting on Ellen’s lap. Ginger was sort of a dirty white Shih Tzu who was getting older.  Dixie was just helping Bob up and getting them into an exam room. Bob was suffering from arthritis, and with his advancingContinue reading The Ultimate Kiss