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Karlberg, Lina, 2010. Vård av kanin med gastrointestinal sjukdom. First cycle, G1E. Skara: SLU, Dept. of Animal Environment and Health (until 231231)



This work is intended primarily for animal nurses/veterinary technicians and describe parts of the rabbits digestive tract, causes of gastrointestinal disease, symptoms, diagnosis, general care of rabbits with gastrointestinal disease and how to prevent that gastrointestinal illness occur. The work is largely based on literature studies but also on a questionnaire sent out to rabbit owners to get answers on how they generally hold and care of rabbits, which gastrointestinal diseases that are most common, how owners care for their animals at home during illness and to examine if the owners think that the knowledge of this subject is good at his veterinarian/clinic.

The purpose of this work is to improve the skills of animal nurses but also to improve the skills of owners through competent advice from animal nurses.

The result show that gastrointestinal disease often is caused due to improper feeding and care of rabbits and therefore is advices from animal nurses an important part of preventive care. Animal nurses are also an important part of treatment of rabbits with gastrointestinal disease when supportive care as fluid therapy, supportive feeding and supply of a stress free environment is important for the animals to recover.

Main title:Vård av kanin med gastrointestinal sjukdom
Authors:Karlberg, Lina
Supervisor:Svendenius, Lena
Examiner:Attrell, Barbro
Series:Studentarbete / Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Institutionen för husdjurens miljö och hälsa
Volume/Sequential designation:300
Year of Publication:2010
Level and depth descriptor:First cycle, G1E
Student's programme affiliation:VY003 Animal Nursing Programme 120 HEC
Supervising department:(VH) > Dept. of Animal Environment and Health (until 231231)
Keywords:Kanin, Gastrointestinal, Sjukdom, Vård, Digestion, Utfodring
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Subject. Use of subject categories until 2023-04-30.:Animal diseases
Deposited On:29 Jun 2010 13:14
Metadata Last Modified:20 Apr 2012 14:14

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