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Fluid therapy

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Fluid therapy

Fluid therapy is an important part of critical care as well as being used for other situations for guinea pigs. The aim of fluid therapy is to restore blood volume and correct electrolyte and glucose levels and plasma pH.

Sunken eyes in a dehydrated guinea pig
©Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic

What fluids can be used?

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What is the use of fluid therapy?

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What are the different ways fluid therapy can be given?

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Do I need to give fluids at home?

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