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Petnap Whelping Boxes & Pet Heat Pads

For over 40 years now Petnap have been supplying whelping products throughout the UK and Europe, from the days of manufacturing just a few pet heat pads in a garden shed to now manufacturing and selling them on a much larger scale from our warehouse in Hampshire. Our pet heat pads can be used in side any of our whelping boxes - box or placed inside a kennel or cattery.

Along the way we have continued to develop our product range and you can now purchase up to 7 different styles and types of pet heat mats and pads ideal for new puppies to large kennel outfits. We have also developed a range of 5 different size disposable whelping boxes from 24" square right up to 48" square, the disposable whelping box - boxes are made from corrugated card board and come with a waxed base. The Plastic reusable whelping boxes are 1 piece for easy and to avoid the problems commonly associated with whelping boxes that required fixing together. We have also put together a fully comprehensive whelping kit containing everything your likely to require for your bitches whelp. Your also find on our site a wide variety of bitch supplements and some lovely pet soft heated beds.

So if it's a pet heat pads, a whelping box or a pet heated soft bed you need look no further.

A little about Petnap and our Whelping Box and heat pads

A little about Petnap and our Whelping Box and heat pads
From 2012 we are now operating from a 4000 sq ft purpose built warehouse and distribution centre in Hampshire. From here we are proud to be employing local workers to help with packing and despatch and hope to recruit more staff in June 2012
Established in 1973, Petnap has long history of manufacturing and supplying heated beds and pads and whelping boxes to the pet industry. We manufacture heated pet beds, pet bed heaters, pet heat pad, heat mats, heater pads, cat heat pads kittening heat mats, dog heat mats and heated dog, and cat beds. We sell a wide range of whelping boxes and whelping kits. The whelping box is made from double walled corrugated cardboard or PVC plastic. This whelping box also comes with whelping box puppy rails and fleece bedding (as an option). Having a disposable whelping box avoids the potential problems of cross contamination as the whelping box can be disposed over after the whelping. We make sure the whole thing is disposable including the puppy rails which are 22mm wooden dowelling cut to size. Whelping box and Whelping boxes, and petnap kittening products are our passion.
When deciding on which size whelping box or kittening box to use the best method is to actually measure the bitch. Measure her from nose to base of tail, add four inches to accomodate for the puppy rails and then select a whelping box that will allow her to lay flat. For example if she measures 29 inches from nose to base of tail then add four inches, which gives you 33 inches and select the next size up, which will be 36 inch square. This will then give her enough room to lay flat in the whelping box.
Getting a scan is always a good idea before you buy a whelping box. You may find that your bitch is due to have a very large litter, or it may even be a phantom pregnancy, either way it is best to know before you select your Petnap box.

In April 2010 Petnap also introduced a range of plastic re-usable whelping boxes. Using a petnap plastic kittening whelping box or dog whelping box allows users to re-use the whelping boxes over and over. This is a consideration if you are thinking about more litters in the future.

The Petnap whelping kit also for kittening is designed to provide a range of the essential items you will require for the coming whelping. Rather than shop around a variety of suppliers for each item we have brought them all together in one pack. Each kit includes essential items such as: forceps, sterile scissors, bulb aspiraitors, puppy formula, even scales and a torch. In fact approximately 40 items brought together in one kit. this is an ideal addition to your Petnap whelping box or whelping boxes. we also supply a kittening kit.

Adding a Petnap pet heat pad to your whelping box is also an excellent option to consider when caring for the new born pups or kittening. A petnap pet heat pad can provide valuable warmth for the newborn pups in the whelping box and give mum a well earned rest. If you decide against a pet heat pad please make sure the room is kept warm at all times and away from draughts. For kittening and new born pups cannot control their own body temperature and so rely on the bitch for heat, when she is not there they are dependant on you providing that warmth for them.

We have been making the Petnap metal pet heat pad in the UK since 1973 and currently have three sizes available. In the Autumn of 2009 we introduced an even larger size due to popular demand. If you are looking for whelping box, pet heat pad or simply want to ring up for some advice, then we would love to hear from you. Simply ring us on 01256 855120 or email us at sales@petnap.co.uk. We are a family run business, friendly and helpful. Just ask for Simon



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Flexiguard Petnap Pet heat Pad

Flexiguard Petnap Pet heat Pad

Now 3 Sizes available, all with 1.3-1.4m anti chew cable. Supplied with UK 3-pin plug
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Flexiguard 33: 33cm x 22cm (8.5" x 13")
Flexiguard 44: 44cm x 33cm (13" x 17.5")
Flexiguard 55: 55cm x 44cm (17.5" x 22")

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STEP 1 Choose the correctly sized whelping box

STEP 1 Choose the correctly sized whelping box

3 puppy rails are included in the prices shown.
The advice we give when selecting the correct size box is to measure the bitch from nose to base of tail add several inches for poles and free room and then go for the next size box up. (This is advice only and is ultimately down to the customer to select the correct size)
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STEP 2 Consider a fleece lining

STEP 2 Consider a fleece lining

Vet fleece can be machine washed. It is sold in white and has a green backing. The fleece will allow urine etc to pass through the fleece, stopping the upper surface from becoming saturated. Ideally abosrbent pads should then be placed under the fleece where they can collect the fluids
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Vinyl Pet Heat Pad

Vinyl Pet Heat Pad

This is a Pet sized electric blanket

Available in 3 sizes:
33cm x 44cm (13" x 17") This heat pad comes with a 12v power supply adaptor and an in car adaptor. It is supplied as standard with a red zip up fleece cover. Spares covers are also available further down this page.

62cm x 52cm (24" x 20") This heat pad runs on 230v and comes complete with 1.5m of armoured cable

GIANT 61cm x 61cm (2ft Sq) with 12v mains adaptor, 1500mm cable, 300mm armoured & zip up covers

Our heatpads are supplied with UK 3-pin fittings

These vinyl pads may not be suitable for animals that chew!!

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Cosicover for metal heat pads

Cosicover for metal heat pads

Fleece cover for your Petnap heat pad. Always recommended to provide additional warmth and comfort

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STEP 4 Absorbent Puppy pads

STEP 4 Absorbent Puppy pads

23 inches x 29 inches or 730 mm x 580 mm Absorbent Puppy Pads:
Our puppy pads are super absorbent, and a large size. They're made with natural pulp fibre and do not use harmfull chemicals or silica crystals.
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