If at all possible, use unflavored Pedialyte with small animals, and especially with hind gut fermenters, because the sugar in gatorade and flavored pedialyte can cause bacterial overgrowth and/or bloat. Unflavored is sold in most pharmacies and bigger stores (Walmart, Target) right next to the children's flavored!
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