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Department of Agriculture Policy Memoranda. Reminders-Compliance with Procurement Requirements Reminders: Voluntary intake Voluntary intake of food is the preferred method of feeding, however, the pet's lack of appetite will frequently limit the caloric intake. As a result, the pet will not meet the minimum nutritional requirements and some form of assisted feeding will have to be implemented. The first step is to enhance the pet's appetite.
This can be accomplished by warming the food to just below body temperature, enticing the pet with tasty, aromatic foods, and feeding them in a stress-free, comfortable environment. If that fails, other options include administration of appetite stimulating drugs, use of feeding tubes or intravenous feeding.
Appetite stimulating drugs The use of drugs is convenient and cost effective, however, special care has to be taken to make sure that the drugs are actually effective and the pet has indeed increased its nutritional caloric intake.
Cyproheptadine or megestrol is usually effective in stimulating appetite in cats. Diazepam is typically used as a short term therapy in the hospital but not often as home therapy.
Metoclopramide can be used in cats and dogs to reduce nausea associated with chemotherapy or surgery. Feeding tubes Feeding tubes are typically used in pets whose intestinal tract is still functional but cannot use their mouths and throats. The placement of a feeding tube may be either short-term or long-term, depending on the pet's overall condition and nutritional needs. The pet's overall health and prognosis have to be carefully evaluated prior to insertion of a feeding tube, and the pet owners should discuss in great detail the risks and benefits of the procedure.
For short term nutritional support for example after surgery , the veterinarians will typically install the nasogastric feeding tube, which is placed through the pet's nose down to the stomach. The pet typically wears an Elizabethan collar around its neck to prevent it from using its paws to move the tube.
For long term nutritional support, the veterinarian can decide to install an esophagostomy tube or a gastric feeding tube.
The esophagostomy tube is placed under short general anesthesia through the side of the pet's neck into the esophagus. The gastric feeding tube is also placed under general anesthesia, and placed directly into the stomach through an opening made to the abdomen. Gastric tubes are usually used in pets who need nutritional support for more than seven days. The veterinarian will prescribe special diet that is specifically formulated for tube feeding. The tube feeding should start very slowly to prevent 'refeeding syndrome' which can, in severe cases, lead to cardiovascular collapse and death , and if the initial recommended regimen is well tolerated, the pet will eventually receive its full caloric intake in 4 to 6 daily feedings.
Some pets can be managed by their owners at home but critically ill pets should be hospitalized during the first few days after feeding tube installation. Intravenous feeding Intravenous feeding is reserved for only a small subset of pets in whom the intestinal tract is not functional or who cannot undergo general anesthesia for placement of feeding tubes. The pet's condition should be carefully evaluated to ensure that it fits the subset of animals for whom this type of feeding is appropriate.
Finding a qualified veterinary oncologist to discuss nutritional support for your pet To locate a qualified veterinary oncologist in your area who can discuss with you appropriate nutritional requirements for your pet's cancer condition, please visit the " Locate a veterinary oncologist " section.
Small Animal Clinical Oncology. Weight loss and malnutrition are associated with delayed healing, treatment alterations, increased risk of complications and death, and impaired quality of life Ottery, ; compromised immune function Gogos, Ginopoulos and Salsa, ; longer hospitalizations Ottery, ; Bauer, Capra and Ferguson, ; and readmission within 30 days of discharge Bauer, Capra and Ferguson, Also significant is the role of nutrition in cancer survivorship.
As more people surviving cancer endeavor to prevent cancer recurrence and second primary tumors, demand for nutritional guidance will increase Brown et al, Although scientific evidence is not sufficient to provide firm guidelines for cancer survivors at present, oncology dietitians assist clients in making informed choices based on the current scientific information.
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