The packed cell volume and total plasma protein increase with all types of fluid loss except hemorrhage. ... In most dogs and cats, 40 to 60 mL/kg/day provides sufficient maintenance fluid; larger dogs receive the lower rate, and cats and smallanbsp;...
|Title||:||Textbook of Small Animal Surgery|
|Author||:||Douglas H. Slatter|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2003|