Sudden Death in a Calf 

D. E. Larsen, DVM The ground was frozen solid, and I stumbled as I traveled over the uneven mud headed to the small barn. I was carrying my medical bag and a bucket of warm water, and I hoped I wouldn’t slush most of the water before making it to the barn. Jan was leadingContinue reading “Sudden Death in a Calf “

Nessie’s Demise 

D. E. Larsen, DVM It had been several years since I had seen Ayers when I noticed Sandy showing him and Nessie into the exam room. I knew he had a few tough years, as is always the case when an old man loses his wife. Nessie was a rough-looking little miniature schnauzer. She wouldn’tContinue reading “Nessie’s Demise “


D. E. Larsen, DVM Jack was at the corral gate when I pulled into his upper barnyard. He was opened the gate as I stepped out of the truck. There in the middle of the corral was a young llama lying down and obviously not feeling well. “Jack, it’s good to see you. How areContinue reading “Eperythrozoonosis”