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Most Recent Newsletters
2018 Fall

Leading with Heart in Vet Med | The Natural Pneumogastrogram: Find Foreign Bodies Easier with a Left Lateral Radiograph | Pythiosis | Coughing Dogs with Heart Disease | Tiger in Your Waiting Room? Understanding Feline Aggression | High ALP Value?

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2018 Summer

ER Training Program | New Chief Medical Officer | Vestibular Disease | Snake Bites | Feline Arterial Thromboembolism | Fatty Tumors

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2018 Spring

ACVO Eye Exams for Service Animals | Feline Osteoarthritis | Obesity and Canine Osteoarthritis | Endocrine Emergencies | Lilies: Fatal Attraction

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2018 Winter

Brush Up on Your Knowledge for National Pet Dental Health Month | The Importance of Veterinary Oral Hygiene | Antibiotic Use for Dental Surgeries | It may be time to start asking: “Does your dog hunt feral pigs?” | Pearls from the ACVIM Forum 2017 | Tanovea: An Advance in Canine Lymphoma Treatment

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2017 Fall

What’s Happening at BluePearl in Chicago | Open Fractures and Treatment Approaches in Orthopedic Trauma Cases | Serotonin Syndrome | Immunosuppressive Drugs | Zygomatic-Mandibular Synostosis | Continuing Education

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2017 Summer

Welcoming Graduates into Your Practice | Understanding Feline Aggression | Recognizing and Treating Heat Stroke in Dogs | Autologous Blood Transfusions in an Emergency Setting | Understanding How Cataracts Form and Treatment Methods | Canine Laryngeal Mass? Consider a Thyroid Tumor | Continuing Education

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2017 Spring

BluePearl Portal | Tachyarrythmias – from Where? | Portosystemic Shunts | Acute Abdomen | The Complicated UTI | Feline Constipation

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2017 Winter

Southpaw Fever Daylong Ce | Bromethalin Rodenticide | Oxygen Delivery Methods | Meet Dr. Kacee Lingner | Winter Word Find

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2016 Fall

Xylitol Toxicity | Arterial Blood Gas | Current Heartworm Disease Topics | Toxicity Word Scramble | Meet Criticalist Megan Kaplan | Southpaw Fever and Other CE

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2016 Spring

Toxic Spring Plants | When to Transfer to Critical Care | You Are What You Eat | Eclampsia | ER Ingestions – Crossword | Meet Our New Medical Director | Hospital Happenings

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2016 Winter

Cabin Fever | Toxic World | Activated Charcoal | Gorilla Glue | Marijuana | Chocolate | Catheter Size

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Newsletter Archive
2015 Fall

Pancreatitis | Xylitol | Vetstarch | Hospital Happenings | Cabin Fever CE | ER Puzzle

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2015 Summer

Critical Care Medicine | Spider Bites | Vaccines or Titers? | Bluepearl Updates | Internist Susan Yohn | Parasitology

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2015 Spring

Pulmonary Contusions | Cue for Osteoarthritis | Ecgs | Anesthetic Gas Risk | New Clearwater Ophthalmology Location | Continuing Education

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2015 Winter

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS) | Who Needs Rehab? | Cat Purrs | Cleaning Products | Splitting Tablets | Bleeding Greyhounds | Wanted: Lymphoma Dogs | Avian Mycobacteria | Catnip

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