2023 - Dr. Joe Cain, a well-recognized name in the Calhoun community has provided veterinary help to farmers and pet lovers for over 60 years, has died at 93.|
He recalls asking his father about a man working on one of the horses and was told there were no vets in the area. He told his dad there would be someday and it would be him.
A graduate of Calhoun County High School, he served in the army during the Korean Conflict.
He completed his education at Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine after completing a degree in agriculture at WVU.
His first office was in a small building behind his home.
He made farm calls in the surrounding counties, traveling up to 70,000 miles a year.
He said he always enjoyed the people and always felt welcomed.
Joe has also served on many community committees.
While providing veterinary services to eight counties, Joe also maintained a herd of Hereford cattle.
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