Don’t Die on Me Now

D. E. Larsen, DVM I could hear the old ewe breathing as I approached her in the open pasture. I grabbed her by her long wool, and she made no attempt to move.  This summer heat must be unbearable for her. It didn’t look like she had been sheared in a couple of years. IContinue reading “Don’t Die on Me Now”

The Canine Parvo Virus Pandemic

D. E. Larsen, DVm Prologue Canine Parvo Virus first emerged in Europe in 1976. It was felt to result from a mutation in the feline panleukopenia virus (feline distemper virus). Canine Parvo Virus was highly contagious and a sturdy virus that survived in the environment for months. By 1978 the virus had spread worldwide, causingContinue reading “The Canine Parvo Virus Pandemic”

Can We Eat Her?

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Bart, it’s good to see you. Do you need to talk with Debbie?” I asked. “If she is busy, that’s okay. I can wait. I just wanted to tell her we would be gone by the time she gets home. We will have dinner ready for her and Lisa. She isContinue reading “Can We Eat Her?”