The last one.
(Cow's officially registered name at the clinic is "Cowdy" as that was his name when young, but it got shortened to "Cow" over the years and he is now affectionately called 'Cow Mau" by everyone at home.)
The vertical carrier has to be used.
Place the Cow inside the carrier.
Open jaw and pop pill in, close jaw and rub chin vigorously.
Target spat pill out, so attempt is repeated.
Target spat pill out again, so a 3rd attempt is necessary.
Reminder to self: Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. - Einstein
Yes, I am reminded, but if you have a better idea, please do share!
Cow says a big thank you to everyone who has wished him well throughout these 7 days.