Today's Daily Dose: Feeding hospitalized patients


A few tips on syringe feeding.

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“Simple syringe feeding of a liquid product also is a good method, if tolerated. For dogs, the syringe tip is placed outside the molar teeth and food is deposited in the cheek pouch with the head held in a normal or lowered position. For cats, the syringe tip is placed between the four canine teeth.”

-Rebecca L. Remillard, PhD, DVM, DACVN

From Nutrition: Feeding hospitalized patients for best clinical outcome



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