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  • Yes, the needle can be reused as long as you did not contaminate, ie: touch the needle to your hands or other surfaces. But use a new needle the next time you give fluids again. The other vet's video offered good advice. The reason for the fluids not flowing is because the tip of the needle is probably upu agains muscle or fat. Therefore, the opening is blocked. Usually redirecting the needle or pulling it out just a small amount will start the flow again.

    How to give subcutaneous (subQ) fluids to a dog or cat.

    • 3 years ago
    • 20,253 views
    Dogs and cats may be given subcutaneous fluids at a veterinary hospital for various reasons, the most common being dehydration or kidney failure. If you have been instructed to give these fluids a...
  • Professional Teeth Cleaning in a Dog or Cat

    • 10 months ago
    • 10,814 views
    A dog is examined and a blood sample is taken. The pet is determined to be safe to have it's teeth cleaned. The pet is then anesthetized for a complete oral examination and for a thorough cleaning ...
  • Ear cleaning and medicating

    • 3 years ago
    • 79,555 views
    Ear infections can be very painful. In dogs, you may notice an odor from the ears, scratching at the ears, or shaking the head. Cats may only scratch at it's temples. Pets hide their ear infecti...
  • Physical exam at a veterinary office.

    • 3 years ago
    • 13,862 views
    Physical exam of a very good dog. The exam varies depending on if abnormalities were found. Be proactive and have your pets examined at least annually.
  • IV catheter placement in a dog

    • 3 years ago
    • 44,538 views
    This is how SingingHillsVet places iv catheters. All veterinary offices do it a little differently. These videos are not to be used to diagnose nor treat your pet at home. This should only be d...
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