Whelping Box – We went down the DIY route at the start as we couldn’t find anything online to suit our budget-this was our first mistake it sounds very straight forward making a whelping box from wood etc but by the time we actually finished buying all the wood and screws etc we definitely could […]
A whelping box is in short, a box of sort that is used for the bitch to give birth to her puppies in and is the puppies home for the first stage of their life. At around 7 weeks into pregnancy, we need to start thinking about the whelping box. Let’s have a look at […]
Petnap Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new and unique range of heated dog and cat beds. All Petnap beds feature a internal heat pad in the base which regulates itself to offer heat to approximately 40°c the optimal safe temperature for your pet it is high recommend to not go […]
Petnap understand customers are concerned about keeping their beloved pets warm this winter, Petnap has a genius range of new heated dog beds that will with out doubt keep your pet lovely and perfectly warm all year round. Offering max comfort for your dog or cat. Petnap’s range of clever heated pet beds work by […]
If you have a pet, you are a breeder of cats or dogs or you work in a veterinary practice there is often a need to provide extra warmth for your animals
It is a well-known fact that pets love the warmth! If you have a conservatory you will know first-hand that any cat or dog loves to get in there on a sunny day and bask in the sun, similarly if you have an area of your house which the light falls on and creates a lovely warm patch of carpet
Joint issues such as arthritis and rehabilitation from injury are an exceptionally common occurrence in pets. As the cat or dog ages, degeneration to the capsule will occur which hold the adjacent bones together caused by general wear and tear to the joint.
Whether you are breeding your first litter or you are a professional breeder – as you approach the date your bitch is due to whelp you will be excited, anxious and vigilant! If you are planning to breed from your dog it is recommended to wait until they are a minimum of two years of age.
Breeding a litter can take a range of routes – it can be very straightforward, it can have small complications or on occasion it can require veterinary intervention. Generally if you are planning to breed from your bitch it is recommended that you have a good understanding of the breeding process, rearing puppies and can financially cope in the case of added costs
If you are breeding a litter this year, whether it is your first or you are a breeder, you will want to be prepared for the birth of the pups! Investing in a range of products and accessories that you may need to rely upon around the time of whelping can save time and panic when the time comes for your bitch to give birth.