The SUGAR Group - The Sugar Glider Advanced Research Group
DEHYDRATION STUDY
 
 
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Thank you for your participation!
 
The Dehydration Study will assist us with identifying triggers for dehydration, populations most affected and most effective treatments. 
 
Please complete once for each episode of dehydration
your name
email address
Your screen name
Today's date
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
Intact male
Neutered male
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?
Yes
No
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
Other
Was the glider seen by a vet?
Yes
No
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)
Water
Pedialyte
Gatorade
Dextrose solution
Sub-q fluids
Other
If other, what did you give?
Was fresh water available in the glider's cage?
Yes
No
Was a dry/pellet food available in the cage?
Yes
No
How many cage mates does this glider have?
Was/were cage mate(s) also dehydrated?
Yes
No
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)
Urinalysis
Fecal float
Fecal smear
SNAP test
x-ray
Blood work
Ultrasound
Necropsy
Histopathology
Other
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?
Yes
No
If YES, was a necropsy completed?
Yes
No
 
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