Ruth and the Goose, From the Archives

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Doctor doesn’t generally work of birds,” Sandy said to the lady on the phone. “He does make exceptions at times when it is a farm bird and not a pet. I hear you call this goose a pet.” “I only called it a pet because that is how my husband treatsContinue reading “Ruth and the Goose, From the Archives”

The Heel Fly 

D. E. Larsen, DVM I watched in amazement as the group of cows ran through the lower field with their tails in the air. They all came to a stop at the edge of the pond and waded out into the shallow edge of the water. “What makes those cows run like that?” I askedContinue reading “The Heel Fly “

The Ugly Scab 

D. E. Larsen, DVM Ed carried Cabby into the clinic, holding him like a fragile package. Cabby was a young male orange tabby cat. He was not neutered, and Ed always brought him on a small leash. “Ed, one of these days, a dog is going to come through the door when you’re sitting thereContinue reading “The Ugly Scab “