Mary Carlson didn't start out to become a veterinarian, let alone
the owner and caretaker of cats (many), dogs (two, both huskies),
and horses (some with manners, some without) in Colorado. She was a
suburban Chicago girl; all she knew of the American West came from
the stories her uncle, who had settled in northern Colorado, told
her during his annual visits. But thanks to him, she ended up
moving to Fort Collins, Colorado for college―and after... more...