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  • A Veterinarian's Spouse
    As I blinked my eyes open, I thought “It seems to early for the alarm to be going off.” The numbers on the alarm clock read 10:45. That’s when it Read more
  • April Fools
    As I walked into the bathroom on the dairy, I was once again struck by the smell. Not necessarily a bad smell, but kind of a sweet musty smell. When Read more
  • Swamp Rats
    The man on the radio was apologizing for a technical glitch, and explaining that due to the impending “Bomb Cyclone Blizzard” that all nonessential personnel had been instructed to stay Read more
  • A Team Sport
    In his book “Outliers” Malcolm Gladwell popularizes the “10,000 hour rule.” Claiming that the key to achieving world-class expertise in any skill, is, to a large extent, a matter of Read more
  • You've Got a Friend in Mare
    As a kid whenever I went to the doctor, my doctor would tell me the same story.  It was about how he really wanted to be a Veterinarian but was Read more
  • A Rough Job
    Yesterday afternoon I tried taking my kids fishing. “It will be relaxing” my wife had said about the excursion. After an hour and a half of constant “un-snagging” of lines, with non-stop Read more
  • Not My Blood
    The dairy was about a 40 minute drive from home. There was supposed to be someone there waiting for me to help put in a prolapsed uterus when I arrived. As I Read more
  • Dirty Jobs
    Last night an individual asked my kids if any of them wanted to be a Veterinarian. They all promptly replied “No way! His job is too gross.” I’ve heard this from lots Read more
  • Why I Stand
    As our thoughts turn to this wonderful country and the freedoms and liberties we have on this Independence Day. We would like to share the thoughts of Joyce Barnson (Dr. Read more
  • Perks
    I had just pulled into the parking lot of the middle school, to watch my daughter run in her first track meet of the year. She would be running the 3200 M, Read more
  • One of "those" days
    Stories from the life and practice of Dr. Michael Mathis. Michael works in Greeley Colorado and is the son of Dr. John Mathis Read more
  • A Good Scientist
    The headlocks at this particular dairy had seen better days. Quite often they held cows in place, not because they were working properly, but merely because the cows “thought” they Read more
  • I Think You're Bleeding
    The dairy was about a 40 minute drive from home. There was supposed to be someone there waiting for me to help put in a prolapsed uterus when I arrived. Read more
  • Best Investment
    Michael is the son of John Mathis and is a veterinarian who practices in Greeley Colorado Read more
  • Soda Pop
    Dr. Michael Mathis is the son of John Mathis and is a veterinarian who practices in Greeley Colorado Read more
  • A Different Breed
    Michael is the son of Dr. John Mathis and is a veterinarian who practices in Greeley Colorado Read more