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Please complete once for each episode of dehydration
Your screen name
Sugar Glider's name
Age and/or OOP date (for rescues put an approximate age)
Sugar glider's color
Date of incident/diagnosis
This sugar glider is a:
Female joey (under 5 months of age)
Male joey (under 5 months of age)
From whom/where did you acquire this sugar glider?
Please describe the signs/symptoms that lead you to believe there was a problem
Did you perform the tent test on the glider?
When was the dehydration first noticed?
Just before going to bed in the morning
Just after awakening in the evening
During regular wake hours
During out-of-cage play time
During vet visit
During day-time checks
Was the glider seen by a vet?
How long was the period between the time the dehydration was suspected and the time the glider was seen by a vet?
what did you give the glilder at home to help with the dehydration? (check all that apply)
If other, what did you give?
Was fresh water available in the glider's cage?
Was a dry/pellet food available in the cage?
How many cage mates does this glider have?
Was/were cage mate(s) also dehydrated?
If YES, please complete survey for each glider that was affected
What testing was completed to determine the cause of the problem? (check all that apply)
If OTHER, what testing was completed?
What was the diagnosis given by the vet?
Please list the medications prescribed, dosage, frequency and results of treatment
If any additional treatment (i.e. sub-q fluids, cage rest, diet change) was prescribed or recommended by vet, please describe it here
Name of the vet that treated the glider
How long was it before you noticed changes/improvement?
Did the glider pass away?
If YES, was a necropsy completed?