Piper’s Problem 

D. E. Larsen, DVM Piper, a small black and white Springer Spaniel, had been a frequent visitor to the clinic since I opened the doors. Grace, her owner, seemed to keep Piper pregnant as much as possible. Grace didn’t operate a puppy mill, but she did use Piper to supplement her income. The good thingContinue reading “Piper’s Problem “

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”

No Room in the Inn

 D. E. Larsen, DVM I hadn’t been watching the clock and was a little surprised when Debbie Walk came through the door a half-hour late. That was unusual for her, and it usually meant she had a problem. “What’s up today?” I asked. “I have a ewe, Becky, that I am keeping out at Darlene’s,Continue reading “No Room in the Inn”