Small animal practice client handouts
Small animal practice client handouts
1st ed., 496 pages, 0 ill., Elsevier, May 2010
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Morgan’s Small Animal Practice Handouts combines a book and CD-ROM to include 450 educational handouts that cover everything your clients need to know about their pet’s condition. Content ranges from basic descriptions of illnesses and frequent signs, to preventive measures and expected outcomes, all on a single page. Give your clients an educational resource to help them understand what their pet’s illness is, how it will affect the animal’s regular routine (as well as their own), and when they need to contact the veterinary office for consultation.

Section 1: Procedures and Techniques

Section Editor: Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVO


Amputation, Limb


Blood Pressure Measurement, Indirect

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Evaluation


Castration of the Male Cat

Castration of the Male Dog

Chemotherapy and Your Pet



Electrocardiography - Intermittent and Continuous

Femoral Head and Neck Ostectomy

Fluid Therapy

Fracture Repair: Casts and Splints

Fracture Repair: External Skeletal Fixation

Fracture Repair: Internal Fixation

Laboratory Tests of Kidney Function

Nutritional Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

Oxygen Therapy

Physical Rehabilitation

Preoperative Evaluation

Sterilization of the Female Dog

Sterilization of the Female Cat

Subcutaneous Fluid Administration

Total Hip Arthroplasty

Transfusion Therapy in Dogs

Transfusion Therapy in Cats

Treatment of Resistant Seizures

Treatment of Seizures

Triple Pelvic Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia



Section Editor: Rebecca Gompf, DVM, MS, ACVIM (Cardiology)


Aortic Stenosis

Arterial Thromboembolism, Peripheral

Atrial Premature Contractions and Tachycardia

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrioventricular Valve Degeneration in Dogs

Cardiac Tumors

Cardiomyopathy, Boxer

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs, Left -Sided

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Cats

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Dogs


Heartworm Disease in Cats

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Cats

Occult Cardiomyopathy in Doberman Pinschers

Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Pericardial Effusion

Peritoneopericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia

Persistent right aortic arch

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonic Stenosis

Right -Sided Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs

Second and Third Degree Heart Block

Sick Sinus Syndrome and Atrial Standstill

Sinus Arrhythmia

Sinus Bradycardia

Systemic Hypertension

Tetralogy of Fallot

Tricuspid and Mitral Valve Dysplasia

Ventricular and Atrial Septal Defects

Ventricular Fibrillation and Cardiac Arrest

Ventricular Premature Contractions and Tachycardia



Section Editor: Ronald M. Bright, DVM, MSD, ACVS


Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Allergic Bronchitis in Cats

Allergic Bronchitis in Dogs

Brachycephalic Syndrome

Bronchitis, Acute

Bronchitis, Chronic

Bullous Lung Disease

Diaphragmatic Hernia

Flail Chest

Laryngeal Collapse in Dogs

Laryngeal Paralysis

Laryngitis and Tracheitis

Laryngeal and Tracheal Neoplasia

Lung Lobe Torsion

Lung Tumors

Mediastinal Masses

Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Polyps in Cats

Nasal Tumors, Malignant

Pleural Effusion

Pneumonia, Aspiration

Pneumonia, Bacterial

Pneumonia, Fungal


Pulmonary Contusions

Pulmonary Edema


Rhinitis/Sinusitis in Cats

Rhinitis/Sinusitis in Dogs

Tracheal Collapse in Dogs

Tracheal Obstruction

Tracheal Trauma



Section Editors: Courtenay F. Ratterree, DVM; Marc Kent, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine/Neurology); Scott J Schatzberg, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), PhD


Atlantoaxial Subluxation in the Dog


Brachial Plexus Avulsion

Brain Tumors

Canine Distemper Neurologic Disease

Caudal Occipital (Chiari-like) Malformation and Syringohydromyelia

Degenerative Myelopathy


Fibrocartilaginous Embolic Myelopathy 

Granulomatous Meningoencephalitis and Necrotizing Encephalitis

Head Trauma


Idiopathic Epilepsy

Idiopathic Facial Nerve Paralysis

Idiopathic Peripheral Vestibular Disease

Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuropathy

Intervertebral Disc Disease

Ischemic Brain Injury (Stroke)

Lumbosacral Disease, Degenerative

Myasthenia gravis

Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors

Polyradiculoneuritis in Dogs, Acute

Seizures: Causes and Diagnosis

Spinal Cord Trauma

Spinal Tumors 

Spondylosis Deformans

Steroid Responsive Meningeal Arteritis

Tick Paralysis

Tremor Syndrome

Caudal Cervical Spondylopathy (Wobbler Syndrome)

Section Editor: Craig G. Ruaux, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM


Anal Sac Diseases

Cholangiohepatitis in Cats

Colitis, Acute

Colitis, Chronic

Cleft Palate

Copper Storage Hepatopathy in Dogs

Epulis in Dogs

Esophageal Foreign Body

Esophagitis & Esophageal Stricture

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

Fecal Incontinence

Gall Bladder Disease in Dogs

Gastric Foreign Body

Gastric Neoplasia

Gastritis, Acute

Gastritis, Chronic

Gastrointestinal Ulceration


Hepatic Lipidosis in Cats

Hepatic Encephalopathy

Hepatitis in Dogs, Chronic

Hemorrhagic Gastroenteritis in Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs

Intestinal Neoplasia

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal Parasites

Lymphoplasmacytic Stomatitis in Cats

Megacolon in Cats


Oral Melanoma in Dogs

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Cats

Pancreatitis in Dogs

Pancreatitis in Cats

Perianal Fistula in Dogs

Perianal Tumors

Perineal Hernia in Dogs

Portosystemic Vascular Anomalies

Protein-losing Enteropathy

Salivary Mucocele in Dogs


Section 6: Endocrine System

Section Editor: Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVO


Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Mellitus in Cats

Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs

Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s Disease) in Dogs



Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s Disease)


Hypothyroidism in Dogs


Section 7: Urinary System

Section Editor: Catherine E. Langston, DVM, DACVIM


Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Acute Kidney Failure

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy in Dogs

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Stones in Cats

Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Trauma

Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs

Cystitis in Cats

Cystitis in Dogs

Ectopic Ureter in Dogs

Fanconi Syndrome in Dogs

Kidney Dysplasia in Dogs

Kidney Stones in Cats

Kidney Toxins (Nephrotoxicosis)

Kidney Transplantation in Cats

Perinephric Pseudocysts in Cats

Polycystic Kidney Disease in Cats

Prostate Cancer in Dogs

Prostatic and Paraprostatic Cysts in Dogs

Prostatitis and Prostatic Abscessation in Dogs

Protein- Losing Nephropathy in Dogs

Urine Protein Assays in Dogs

Pyelonephritis, Kidney Infection

Renal Neoplasia

Ureteral Obstruction in Cats

Urethral Prolapse in Dogs


Urinary Incontinence in Dogs

Urethral Obstruction in Cats


Section 8: Reproductive System

Section Editor: Ronald M. Bright, DVM, MS, DACVS



Cryptorchidism in Dogs and Cats

Dystocia in Dogs and Cats

Eclampsia in Dogs

Infertility in Male Dogs

Infertility in the Bitch

Infertility in the Queen

Infertility in the Tom

Mammary Fibroadenomatous Hyperplasia

Mammary Tumors in Cats

Mammary Tumors in Dogs


Ovarian Remnant Syndrome

Paraphimosis in Dogs

Penile Tumors in Dogs


Pregnancy Loss in the Bitch


Pyometra Complex

Subinvolution of Placental Sites in Dogs

Testicular Tumors in Dogs

Uterine Prolapse

Vaginal Edema in Dogs

Vaginitis in Dogs


Section 9: Hemolymphatic System

Section Editor: Kristi S. Lively, DVM, DABVP


Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

Anemia in Dogs and Cats

Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicity

Aplastic Anemia

Babesia Infection in Dogs

Cancer-Associated Hypercalcemia

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Coagulopathy Associated with Liver Disease

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Fever of Unknown Origin

Hemobartonellosis in Cats

Hemophilia A

Hemophilia B

Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia

Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia


Lymphoma in Cats

Lymphoma in Dogs

Primary and Secondary Polycythemia

Splenic Hemangiosarcoma

Splenic Torsion


Mastocy Tosis

Thrombocytopenia - Other Causes


Von Willebrand Disease


Section 10: Immune System

Section Editor: Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVO


Allergic Reactions

Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

Malignant Histiocytosis and Histiocytic Sarcoma

Multiple Myeloma

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Dogs-Systemic Aspects


Section 11: Musculoskeletal System

Section Editor: Mark C. Rochat, DVM, MS, DACVS


Angular Limb Deformities in Dogs

Bicipital Tendinopathy

Bone Tumors

Calcaneal Tendon Injury

Juvenile Carpal Hyperextension/Hyperflexion Disorder

Carpal and Tarsal Shearing Injuries

Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease

Elbow Incongruency

Traumatic Elbow Luxation

Fibrotic Myopathies

Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process Disease

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip Luxation

Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy in Dogs

Hypertrophic Osteopathy in Dogs

Immune-Mediated Arthritis

Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

Mandibular Fractures

Masticatory Myositis

Nutritional Bone Diseases

Osteoarthritis - Medical Management

Osteochondrosis (Osteochondritis Dissecans)


Panosteitis in Dogs

Patella Luxation

Sacroiliac Luxation

Scapular Luxation

Septic Arthritis

Shoulder Luxation

Stifle Luxation

Ununited Anconeal Process Disease in Dogs


Section 12: Dermatologic System

Section Editor: Emily Rothstein, DVM, DACVD


Acute Moist Dermatitis in Dogs

Alopecia X

Asymmetrical Claw (Toenail) Disease

Atopic Dermatitis

Atypical Mycobacteriosis

Benign Skin Tumors in Dogs


Cutaneous or Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

Cutaneous (Epitheliotropic) - T Cell Lymphoma

Cyclical Flank Alopecia

Deep Bacterial Pyoderma and Furunculosis

Demodicosis in Dogs


Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex in Cats

Exfoliative Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

Feline Acne

Flea Allergic Dermatitis

Food Reactions, Adverse

Juvenile Cellulitis

Lipomas in Dogs

Malassezia Dermatitis

Mast Cell Tumors in Cats

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

Nasal Depigmentation

Notoedric Mange

Pemphigus Complex

Pinnal Seborrhea

Plasma Cell Pododermatitis in Cats

Primary Seborrhea

Sarcoptic Mange

Sebaceous Adenitis in Dogs

Skin Fold Pyoderma (Intertrigo)


Subcutaneous Abscesses and Cellulitis

Superficial Bacterial Folliculitis in Dogs

Symmetrical Claw (Toenail) Disease

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) -Dermatologic Aspects

Vaccine-Associated Vasculitis in Dogs

Vitamin-A Responsive Dermatosis

Zinc-Responsive Dermatosis


 Section 13: Diseases of the Eye

Section Editor: Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVO


Anterior Uveitis


Chorioretinitis and Optic Neuritis

Collie Eye Anomaly


Corneal Ulceration

Distichiasis and Ectopic Cilia



Eyelid Tumors

Feline Corneal Sequestration

Feline Eosinophilic Keratitis

Feline Herpesvirus Keratoconjunctivitis

Glaucoma in Cats

Glaucoma in Dogs

Horner’s Syndrome

Hypertensive Retinopathy


Intraocular Tumors

Iridociliary Cysts

Iris Melanosis of Cats

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (Dry Eye)

Lens Luxation and Subluxation

Lipid Keratopathy

Orbital Cellulitis & Abscessation

Orbital Tumors


Persistent Corneal Erosions

Pigmentary Keratitis

Progressive Retinal Atrophy

Prolapse of the Gland of the Third Eyelid

Proptosis of the Eye

Retinal Detachment

Retinal Dysplasia

Sudden Acquired Retinal Degeneration

Taurine Retinopathy


Section 14: Diseases of the Ear

Section Editor: Lynette K. Cole, DVM, MS, DACVD


Aural Hematoma


Otitis Externa

Otitis Interna

Otitis Media


Section 15: Infectious Diseases

Section Editor: Lynn Guptill-Yoran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM




Borreliosis (Lyme Disease)

Brucellosis in Dogs


Canine Distemper Virus

Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough)

Canine Influenza

Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever, San Joaquin Valley Fever)




Canine Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis

Enteric Coccidiosis

Feline Coronavirus

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Feline Leukemia Virus

Feline Upper Respiratory Infection



Hepatozoonosis in Dogs




Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Infections

Neosporosis in Dogs

Parvovirus in Cats

Canine Parvovirus

Protothecosis in Dogs



Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever



Tritrichomoniasis in Cats


Section 16: Behavioral Disorders

Section Editor: Elizabeth A. Shull, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), DACVB


Aggression Amongst Household Cats

Dominance Aggression in Dogs

Elimination Problems in Cats

Elimination Problems in Dogs

Fear and Anxiety Disorders in Dogs

Petting Intolerance and Status Aggression in Cats

Play Aggression in Cats

Possessive and Territorial Aggression in Dogs


Section 17: Nutritional Disorders

Section Editor: Joseph W. Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN


Feeding Trials for Possible Food Allergy

Homemade Diets

Obesity in Cats

Obesity in Dogs

Overnutrition of Large Breed Dogs

Taurine Deficiency


Section 18: Toxicology

Section Editor: Petra A. Volmer, DVM, MS, DABVT, DABT


Acetaminophen Toxicity

Amitraz Toxicosis

Antifreeze Toxicity

Avermectin Toxicity

Bread DoughToxicity

Chocolate and Methylxanthine Toxicity

Cholecalciferol Rodenticide Poisoning

Grapes and Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Herbal Toxicities

Lead Poisoning

Macadamia Nut Toxicity in Dogs

Metaldehyde Poisoning

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Toxicity

Organophosphorus and Carbamate Insecticide Poisoning

Paintball Toxicity

Pyrethrin and Pyrethroid Toxicity

Strychnine Poisoning

Toxicity from Illicit Human Drugs - Depressants

Toxicity from Illicit Human Drugs - Opioids & Stimulants

Xylitol Toxicosis in Dogs

Zinc Toxicity


Section 19: Environmental Disorders

Section Editor: Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, DACVIM, DACVD



Electrical Cord Injury

Heat Prostration


Venomous Snake Bites


Section 5: Digestive System

Section 4: Neurologic System

Section 3: Respiratory System

Section 2: Cardiovascular System

 Rhea V. Morgan, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists; Director, Smokey Mountain Veterinary Services, Walland, TN; Ophthalmology Services at Village Veterinary Medical Center, Farragut, T

Item Code: PROF103
ISBN: 9781437708509
Weigth: 1100 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Practice management
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