The Perfect Shot

D. E. Larsen, DVM I thumbed through the journal, scanning the pages for something interesting before discarding it onto the pile on my desk. I seldom read anything cover to cover, but I could rapidly review the pages and pick out any interesting articles. Those articles I could quickly scan a little closer in aContinue reading “The Perfect Shot”

The Angry Awn

D. E. Larsen, DVM I glanced up the hill 100 yards, where Derek was moving through some high grass. There was a chill in the early morning of October air. This was the first weekend that I was free to hunt. We were carefully covering my favorite clearcut on the backside of Buck Mountain. AsContinue reading “The Angry Awn”

All the Better to See You With

D. E. Larsen, DVM RC was a big orange tabby cat. I had first treated RC for a severe fracture of a hind leg when he fell from a tree. Repair of that fracture required a pin and many wires, plus four weeks of cage rest. He was a friendly cat but displayed utter self-confidenceContinue reading “All the Better to See You With”

The Missed Quill

D. E. Larsen, DVM Bob had already lifted Rex onto the exam table by the time I entered the exam room. Rex was an Australian Shepherd. At one time, he had been a cow dog, but Bob sold the cows. Now Rex had little to do except to patrol his property. “Hi, Bob, what bringsContinue reading “The Missed Quill”