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protocol —The amount of food fed was determined on the basis of estimated daily maintenance caloric requirements determined by body weight (70 kcal/kg of body weight). 11 Food intake was monitored daily, and cats were weighed weekly; the amount of food was

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-to-combined carbohydrate and protein ratio of 4:1 or 3:1 (weight basis) that provides only 75% to 80% of daily caloric requirements. 1 The fat is typically from plant oils (long-chain PUFAs) or of animal origin (saturated fat from dairy sources to maintain palatability

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more active after buprenorphine administration and that caloric requirements were met by consuming more food during the light period. Given that postinjection dark-period food intake for rats with the SRB treatment was lower than that for the dextrose

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), when most of their time is normally spent eating, 34,35 because the daily caloric requirements had been met during the previous 12 hours (light period). Alternatively, the decrease in food intake during the dark period may have resulted from reduced

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energy balance also contributed to delayed wound healing. Due to multiple procedures requiring sedation and anesthesia, the dog was consistently fed less than its daily caloric requirements. This case has highlighted the need for a concise surgical plan

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cells/L), compared with the count on day 3, likely because of loss in the chylous effusion. On day 8, the ferret was able to eat on its own, but was not able to meet its caloric requirement via this route. Fluid therapy consisted of infusion of

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vomiting for 2 days), Hct and serum total protein concentration were within or close to the respective reference ranges, and puppies were consuming their daily caloric requirements independently Clinicians were blinded to the results of CRP measurement

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stress-free environment should be considered to help increase intake. The authors do not recommend assisted oral feeding due to difficulty meeting daily caloric requirements as well as the risk of aspiration and food aversion. If animals are not meeting

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calculation problems on anesthetic flow rates, fluid therapy, drug doses, caloric requirements, and exposures for various radiographic views. Purchase of the book comes with access to online resources through Evolve including multiple-choice questions from

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same method described subsequently in the present report. All cats had access to TW ad libitum throughout the study and were fed amounts of dry kibble calculated to maintain BW on the basis of caloric requirements for adult feline maintenance (57 kcal

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