How To: Give subcutaneous fluids to a cat

Give subcutaneous fluids to a cat

Your veterinarian may, at some point, prescribe some SQ fluids, or subcutaneous fluids to your cat. There are many reasons for having an SQ fluids prescription. But if you have a cat that needs these, you're going to have to learn how to give the fluid to your cat. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give subcutaneous fluids to a cat with this video tutorial.

There are many reasons your veterinarian may prescribe SQ fluids. The primary reason is to correct dehydration, which may be due to an acute illness or a chronic illness such as kidney failure. SQ fluids can be very effective in treating dehydration.

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