Where is the Volar Pouch

D. E. Larsen, DVM   Dr. Adams was a massive man, both in his physique and in his professional reputation. He was not tall, less than six feet, but very muscular. His rugged facial features made him appear to have a scowl on his face in the best of times. In those moments, when heContinue reading “Where is the Volar Pouch”

Wild Horses

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”

The Shock of it All

D. E. Larsen, DVM Ag had called, “We have a cow with a prolapsed uterus out in the calving pasture. Alice and I are going to bring her into the barnyard. Can you come out and get a look at her?”      I glanced at the clock, it was almost midnight. I thought toContinue reading “The Shock of it All”

Don’t Be Too Smug

D. E. Larsen, DVM I pushed the winch out to the end of the track and jumped up on the truck’s bed. I secured a chain around the hocks of the dead horse. With the shackle secure, I connected the hook on the winch cable to the chain and lifted the horse up and pushedContinue reading “Don’t Be Too Smug”

The Doctors Voss

I need to preface this little story. Dr. Voss was a Equine Ambulatory Veterinary at Colorado State University during my years as a student at that school, (1971 – 1975). He was an excellent instructor and veterinarian and very well liked by all the students. He went on to become Dean of that school andContinue reading “The Doctors Voss”