Once in the Wilds of Afghanistan

D. E. Larsen, DVM The large poster on the wall with a picture of W. C. Fields caught my eye. “Once in the wilds of Afghanistan, I lost my corkscrew, and we were forced to live on nothing but food and water for several days.” He was talking about wine, but it reminded me ofContinue reading “Once in the Wilds of Afghanistan”

Water Belly

D. E. Larsen, DVM Louie and Pansy’s place was a marvel to view. When I would drive by going up Whiskey Butte, I had often wondered if the large clear fields in the middle of forested land were a natural prairie. Those were common in Coos County and were the sites of many of theContinue reading “Water Belly”

The Abomasum 

D. E. Larsen, DVM After moving to Sweet Home, I had only provided care for a few dairy cows. Most dairies were too far for me to seek as clients.  John had a small dairy near Lacomb. It was further than I liked to travel, but I enjoyed keeping my dairy skills current. His phoneContinue reading “The Abomasum¬†“