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A typical issue has approximately 20 articles. The Capsule Report is specifically intended to meet the needs of busy practitioners who want concise and relevant information about medications, treatments, procedures and techniques. The author of each article and source is provided so the reader can investigate further if so desired. Click on the links below to see content from recent issues.

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September 2019

Volume 38, Number 6

Alpha-2 adrenergic agonists myths;Bartonellosis, diagnosing;Diabetes remission, cat; Diff use skeletal hyperostosis;Endotracheal tube, alternative; Entering practice; Feline stomatitis;FeLV, testing principles;Femoral head ostectomy; Giardia, using metronidazole; Guinea pig, Salmonellosis; Heartworm treatment;Heartworm, owner relocation;Hip dysplasia, home exercise;Hyperadrenocorticism, diagnosing;Juvenile hip dysplasia; Maropitant, for parvovirus;Platelet count, confi rming;Poisoning myths; Probiotics;Sedation;Sleep-wake cycle, treating;Temaril-P; Tylenol; and more...

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August 2019

Volume 38, Number 5

Acepromazine myths; Addison’s disease; Chronic nasal discharge, cat; CKD and ace-inhibitors; CKD, and calcitriol; Clavamox drops, alternatives; Co-management of patients; Congestive heart failure; Degenerative valve disease; Dental radiographs, to protect yourself; Exotics, ER situations; Feline diabetes, a tool kit; Feline injection site sarcoma; Flank alopecia; Gastroprotectants, rational use; Home-prepared diets, dangers of; IBD and probiotics; Intestinal wall, incising; Long-term phenylpropanolamine; Lyme disease, treatment; Mammary tumors, cat; Noise in the OR; Sepsis, and vitamin C; Tooth vitality, assessing; Wood’s Lamp, used correctly; and more...

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July 2019

Volume 38, Number 4

Addison’s disease, signs of; Analgesia, gabapentin; Anesthesia, local in surgical field; Body language of dog, understanding; Canine mammary tumors; Cautery, making less messy; CKD and antacid therapy; Colostrum to the neonate; Cushing’s, signs of; Deciduous teeth, persistent; Diagnosis of cardiopulmonary arrest; Diet-associated cardiomyopathy; Dilated cardiomyopathy, diet-associated; Fear-free practice; Fluids, quick way to determine rate; Home-prepared diets, inadequacies of; KCS, caring for; Medication when tympanic ruptured; Owner’s stress and their dogs; Perianal fistula, treatment; Pimobendan, knowing when to start; Prey toys for cats,
sources; Rabies vaccination guidelines; Sedation, feline heart patient; Steroids as last resort; Tick ID, free; and more...

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June 2019

Volume 38, Number 3

Acral lick granuloma; Acute abdomen, X-ray position; Anemia and fl uids; Apoquel; Behavior and trainers; Behavior problems; Boxers and acepromazine; Congestive heart failure and diet; Congestive heart failure; Dew claw removal, dangers of; Fear-free, avoid bleach; Feline interstitial cystitis; Forward booking; GDV, relation to splenectomy; Intestinal anastomosis, suture pattern; KCS, replacing tears; Otitis prevention with a steroid; Pheromone use; Poisoning myths; Post-anesthesia, the older pet; Sedation, FUO patient; Sedation, IV catheter placement; Stress during surgery; Vaccine-associated sarcoma; and more...

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May 2019

Volume 38, Number 2

Apoquel, dosing; Congestive heart failure, practical treatment; CRIs, understanding; Diet of breeding bitch; Diet trials; Feline arterial thromboembolism; Fluid replacements, exceptions to normal; Fluids, calculating shock doses; Fluorouracil poisoning; FLUTD, short-term relief; Giardia, fecal tests for detection; Glasgow pain scale; Heartworm conversations with clients; Heartworm, in cats; Making cats comfortable in clinic; Naloxone; Obesity paradox; Obesity, many effects of; Opioid abuse, by clients; Sedation, older, hart-problem dog; Socializing adult dogs; Trilostane, monitoring; Tylosin-responsive diarrhea; Urolithiasis, prevention; and more...

Recent Articles

April 2019

Volume 38, Number 1

Acute trauma, stopping hemorrhage; Anesthesia, older cat; Barium spheres, GI study; Behavior and benzodiazepines; Behavior myth; Brachycephalic airway syndrome; CHF patient, care at home; Cognitive dysfunction, cats; Cognitive dysfunction, gonadectomy; Diet history; FUO, fluid therapy; Kitten immunization; Myofascial pain syndrome; NSAIDs and liver disease; Pet food myth; Pimobendan, finding cheaper; Post-clipping alopecia; Radiography, acute abdomen; Radiography, benefit of left-lateral; Surgical prep spray; Tail docking, Rottweilers; Toxicant absorption; Trilostane dosing recommendations; Vetsulin, using correctly; and more...

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March 2019

Volume 37, Number 12

Addison’s disease, the Na/K ratio; Anesthesia, geriatric dogs; Anesthesia, local amounts to inject; Behavior myth; Calming pets, the OTC way; Cobalamin protocol for GI disease; Coconut oil, good or bad; Congestive heart failure, diagnosing; Dietary fats; FeLV, managing healthy cat; GI disease, fl uids; Gonadectomized dogs, perils of; Hemp plant and patient care; Hypothyroidism dosing; Insulin therapy in cats; Levetiracetam, dispelling a myth; Managing insulin therapy; Meloxicam, small mammals; Pain scale for use in OA dogs; Proteinuria; Pruritus, cat, managing; SQ fl uids, using; Surgery light, an unique one; Weight loss and treats; Wood glue ingestion; and more...

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February 2019

Volume 37, Number 11

Analgesia, gabapentin in the cat; Anesthesia, for the geriatric; Behavior training, using punishment; Cranial cruciate surgery; Cyclosporine, for pruritus in the cat; Diabetes, insulin for newly diagnosed; Diabetes, patience; Dilated cardiomyopathy, role of taurine; FeLV, what cats to vaccinate; FHV-1, use of L-lysine; Food trials, preparing the food; Fox, wellness care; Glucose monitoring, continuous; Heartworm preventive, missed doses; Hip dysplasia, minimizing joint pain; Honey for cough; Hydrogen peroxide as an emetic; Immunosuppressive drugs, compounded; Low-iodine diet, in normal cats; Megacolon, treatment mistakes; Post-op nausea; Sedation, aggressive patient; Sedation, cardiac patient; Seroma, post-op, preventing; Sorbitol, as a cathartic; and more...

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January 2019

Volume 37, Number 10

Animal abuse websites; Antibodies towards insulin; Apomorphine, as an emetic; Atopica use in cat; Bacteriuria, subclinical; CHF, cat, chronic management; CO2 canister; Colitis, stressed induced; Corneal ulcers, topical preparations; CPR, vasopressors; DCM, diet-associated; Diabetes, feline, diet; Diskospondylitis, treatment; DKA, treating subcutaneously; Furosemide trial, when to use; Gastric hypomotility syndrome; Giardia, cats, health risks; IBD, treatment; IV vs. SQ fl uids; Levetiracetam, when to use; Meloxicam, cat; Prescription writing; Sebaceous adenitis, treating; Sedation for fractious dog; Sharps disposal for your client; Silver-coated urinary catheters;
Surgical site infections, preventing; and more...

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December 2018

Volume 37, Number 9

Aggression, treating; Behavior training; Cardiology diagnostics, making smart choices; Cardiomyopathy, cat; Cerclage wire, proper use; Cerenia, how can it be used; Cyberbullying; DexSp. Shock doses changed; E coli, treating; FeLV testing criteria; FIC; Grain-free diets, cardiomyopathy; Guinea pig, weight loss; Hip dysplasia, diagnosis; Hyperthyroidism, cat, diagnosis; Immunotherapy, cat; IVDD, surgery or conservative; MRSP infections, treating; OA, early radiographic evidence; Open peritoneal drainage, good or bad; Propofol vs. Alfaxalone; Raw food, the good and the bad; Septic shock, treatment; and more...

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November 2018

Volume 37, Number 8

Anesthesia, sandwiching between propofol; Antibiotic-responsive enteropathy; Blood patching; CBD, vaccinating against; Cephalexin, MIC and dosage; CKD, pain meds for; Cruciate surgery, best procedure; FCV; FIV, prognostic indicator; Fluids, delivery of small amounts; Gabapentin, effect on OA in cats; Heartworm treatment, AHS guidelines; Hip dysplasia and nutrition; IBD, feline; Mammary tumors, cat, effect of spaying; Meniscus damage; Moldy food toxicosis; Natural diets; New lymphoma blood test; Nocita, for pain; Nutrition websites for cardiology; Oral recuperation fl uids; Pruritus, controlling with fatty acids; Rhinitis, feline;
Shock, importance of perfusion; Trilostane not working?; and more...

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October 2018

Volume 37, Number 7

Allergy diets, preparing; ATE, antiplatelet therapy; Cardiology, client errors; Catheter-associated infections; Chemotherapy, and gowns; Chronic bronchial disease; Counting respiratory rates; Cushing’s disease, diagnosing; Cushing’s, treatment; Diet trial, using antipruritics; Drug incompatibility; Fecal transplantation; Feline asthma; Heartworm tests in cats; Mixing of local anesthetics; Opioid abuse; Ototoxicity of fl ushing solutions; Pain scales; Pennyroyal oil and fl eas; Sedation, urethral obstruction; Seizures, using bromide; Soy in the diet; Talking to your client; Trochleoplasty, proper technique; Urine protein and CKD; Xylazine, as an emetic; and more...

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September 2018

Volume 37, Number 6

Acclimation certificates; Anticholinergics, pre-op, needed?; Antihistamines, effective for pruritus?; Cerenia, using pre-op; Chronic bronchial disease; Diarrhea, antibiotic responsive; Dilated cardiomyopathy; Geriatric dog, harness for lifting; Heartworm, cat, use of aspirin; Hypocobalaminemia; Hypothyroidism, diagnosing; Indications for proBNP in dogs; Intra-articular hyaluronic acid; Levetiracetam facts; Lyme disease/nephritis; Moth gas, foam hair curlers; Novel antimicrobial for wounds; Otitis, allergic; Shoes for the surgeon; Tramadol, effective for pain?; Urethral obstruction, fl uids; and more...