Use this tip to syringe-feed pets with ease

Use this tip to syringe-feed pets with ease

The struggle to get thick pet food in and out of a syringe is now a thing of the past.
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Nov 01, 2013



Syringe-feeding pets has an entire list of potential difficulties, not the least of which is getting food to go into the syringe, then getting it to come back out again. Realize it or not, you have the solution right there in your clinic. Cut the entire Luer tip from a syringe of any size, revealing the entire barrel diameter. Now you can pull your food into the syringe and dispense it evenly and easily.

—James W. Randolph, DVM
Animal General Hospital
Long Beach, Miss.

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