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The Daily Vet by petMD

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets.

Farm Smells: The Good, the Bad, and the Stinky

Close your eyes for a minute. Imagine yourself in a barn. What do you smell? Hay? Corn? Molasses? Manure? What about in a vet clinic? The tangy smell of iodine, perhaps?   My job as a large animal vet takes me to lots of different locations, where any number of smells await. Sometimes that’s nice and sometimes that’s not so nice. Sometimes it’s diagnostic. Let’s break it down.  
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