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Exotics and Wildlife

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Storage and Preparation of EmerAid
  • Upon arrival, store EmerAid in a cool, dry space, and refrigerate powder after opening.

  • EmerAid has an 18-month shelf life from the time of production

  • EmerAid HDN lasts 1 month in the fridge once opened

  • ​EmerAid Exotics lasts 6 months in the fridge once opened

  • EmerAid has been scientifically designed for extremely high digestibility. Handle product carefully and avoid contamination.

    • Keep Dry

    • Use a clean, dry scoop

    • Do not cross-contaminate with scoops used for non-EmerAid foods.

Calm Sea
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Easily tube feed piscivores
  • Easy to prepare-no more blending up fish
  • High density feed means smaller volumes administered
  • Highly digestible nutrition
How can semi-hydrolyzed nutrition help?
Image by Elisa Stone

Birds of Prey

Article on Critical Care Nutrition for birds of prey by Dr.Neil Forbes

Parrot eating Carrot

Critical Care Nutrition

Webinar and Article on Critical Care Nutrition with Kara Burns

Funny Bunny

Webinar: Emergency and Critical Care of Rabbits

with Dr. Charly Pignon (DVM, DECZM (Small Mammal)

Articles and research information
  • Forbes NA. Optimising post-surgical outcome with appropriate nutritional and fluid support. Proc Brit Vet Zool Society Edinburgh Conference. 2012.

  • Huynh M, Brandao J, Sabater M, LVM, Forbes NA. Pharyngostomy tubes as a method of nutritional management in raptors: Case series. Proc Assoc Avian Vet Lake Worth. Florida, 2012. P. 33.

  • Huynh M, Brandao J, Sabater M, LVM, Forbes NA. Esophagostomy tube as a method of nutritional management in raptors: Case series. J Avian Med Surg: In Press.

  • Burns KM. Nutrition for the critically ill. Proc VECCS 2012. Pp. 513-516.

  • Chan DL. The role of nutrients in modulating disease. J Small Anim Pract. 49(6):266-271, 2008.

  • Chan DL, Freeman LM. Nutrition in critical illness. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 36(6):1225-1241, 2006.

  • Gallagher-Allred CR, Voss AC, Finn SC, McCamish MA. Malnutrition and clinical outcomes: the case for medical nutrition therapy. J Am Diet Assoc 96(4):361-366, 1996.

  • Giner M, Laviano A, Meguid MM, et al. In 1995 a correlation between malnutrition and poor outcome in critically ill patients still exists. Nutr 12(1):23-29, 1996.

  • Gramlich L, Kichian K, Pinilla J, et al. Does enteral nutrition compared to parenteral nutrition result in better outcomes in critically ill adult patients? A systematic review of the literature. Nutrition 20(10):843-848, 2004.

  • Griffiths RD, Bongers T. Nutrition support for patients in the intensive care unit. Postgrad Med J 81:629-636, 2005.

  • Griffiths RD. Specialized nutrition support in critically ill patients. Curr Opin Crit Care 9:249-259, 2003.

  • Labow BI, Souba WW. Glutamine. World J Surg 24(12):1503-1513, 2000.

  • Larsen JA. Enteral nutrition and tube feeding. In: Fascetti AJ, Delaney SJ (eds). Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition. Wiley-Blackwell: Ames, Iowa, 2012. Pp. 329-352.

  • Marik PE Zaloga GP. Early enteral nutrition in acutely ill patients: A systematic review. Critical Care Med 29(12):2264-2270, 2001.

  • Martin CM, Doig GS, Heyland DK, et al. Multicentre, cluster-randomized clinical trial of algorithms for critical-care enteral and parenteral therapy (ACCEPT). CMAJ 170(2):197-204, 2004.

  • Martindale RG, Shikora SA, Nishikawa R, Siepler JK. In: American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ed). Nutritional Considerations in the Intensive Care Unit: Science, Rationale, and Practice. City, State: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company; 2002.

  • McClave SA, Heyland DK. The physiologic response and associated clinical benefits from provision of early enteral nutrition. Nutr Clin Pract. 24(3):305-315, 2009.

  • Mohr AJ, Leisewitz AL, Jacobson LS, et al. Effect of early enteral nutrition on intestinal permeability, intestinal protein loss, and outcome in dogs with severe parvoviral enteritis. J Vet Intern Med 17(6):791-798, 2003.

  • Monk DN, Plank LD, Franch-Arcas G, et al. Sequential changes in the metabolic response in critically injured patients during the first 25 days after blunt trauma. Ann Surg 223:395-405, 1996.

  • Orosz SE. Perioperative nutrition for birds. Proc Annu Conf Assoc Avian Vet; 2009. Pp. 37-44.

  • Qin HL, Su ZD, Gao Q, Lin QT. Early intrajejunal nutrition: Bacterial translocation and gut barrier function of severe acute pancreatitis in dogs. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 1(1):150-154, 2002.

  • Saker KE, Remillard RL. Critical Care Nutrition and Enteral-Assisted Feeding. In Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, 5th ed. Hand M, Thatcher C, Remillard RL, Roudebush P, Novotny B. eds. 2010. MMI, Topeka, KS.

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