A series of complete liquid diets designed to be tube fed to offer precise nutrition for critically ill patients has been launched.

The five formulas have been trialled in six small animal referral emergency units in Europe.
The five formulas have been trialled in six small animal referral emergency units in Europe.

The five formulas – trialled in six small animal referral emergency units in Europe – have been designed for the differing nutritional and energy needs of tube fed cats and dogs.

Successful nutritional management

Royal Canin’s Sarah Collins said: “Inadequate nutrition may lead to malnutrition, which can have negative effects on wound healing, immune function and, ultimately, on overall prognosis.

“Ensuring the successful nutritional management of critically ill patients involves making an appropriate nutritional assessment and implementing a feasible and effective nutritional plan.

“Royal Canin’s complete liquid diets support the nutritional restoration and convalescence of dogs and cats requiring assisted enteral nutrition and help neutralise free radicals.”

Full range

The range comprises:

  • a canine and feline renal liquid formula with high-quality proteins and restricted levels of phosphorus
  • a recovery liquid with high protein for maintaining muscle mass in dogs and cats
  • a GI low fat diet to support dogs requiring fat restriction
  • a GI high energy for dogs needing enhanced digestive support

To coincide with the launch, Royal Canin staff will be hosting two lectures on assisted feeding on 7 October at BVNA Congress.

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Liz Hughston
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5 months 23 days ago

Any idea when these will be available in North America?

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5 months 22 days ago

Afraid not. You’ll have to approach Royal Canin directly with any questions about that.

Tara Reynholds
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5 months 21 days ago

Boo!! I wish they were available now, but i will contact my rep!

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Carmel dwyer
5 months 22 days ago

Will they be available in Australie.

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5 months 13 days ago

Sorry, but as a UK-based publication, we only focus on launches relevant to our core audience. You’ll have to approach Royal Canin directly with any questions about product launches in other territories.

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