(This is the first in a series of articles spotlighting Iowa's major role in the production of on-site veterinary equipment). Cleansing sea otters at a California oil spill, examining thoroughbreds at a Florida racetrack, vaccinating the housecat at a home for the handicapped in Texas, collecting blood from veterinary patients in Pennsylvania and consulting a pork production conglomerate at a confinement unit in North Carolina: while these events seem totally unrelated on the surface, they indeed share a common theme. The single, largest piece of equipment utilized at these on-site veterinary campaigns was manufactured here in Iowa.
Carlson, Thomas A.
"Veterinary Vehicles: Born in Iowa,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 54
, Article 10.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol54/iss2/10