How To Administer Fluids Under the Skin

This is an article about how to administer fluids under the skin to a dog or cat.

Pay particular attention to the ‘pulling the skin onto the needle’ aspect. It avoids knicking muscle and discomfort to the pet.

This is a color, illustrated PDF file. I did the drawings on my iPad.


Doc Johnson

How to run fluids on your dog or cat – How to run fluids on your dog or cat

Dr Erik Johnson is a Marietta, Georgia Veterinarian with a practice in small animal medicine. He graduated from University of Georgia with his Doctorate in 1991. Dr Johnson is the author of several texts on Koi and Pond Fish Health and Disease as well as numerous articles on dog and cat health topics.