Whelping

When your bitch is pregnant, it’s very important to be prepared for her whelping – (Whelping is the term used for when she gives birth) to reduce the chance of problems. You should call your vet for advice immediately if your dog is having trouble giving birth or has been straining for a period of 20+ […]

Whelping Box

A whelping box, also known as a birthing box, whelping pen and nesting box is used in order to protect puppies after the whelping process has taken place and during the early stages of life when they are most vulnerable. The whelping box keeps them safely contained away from the chill, most whelping boxes also contain rails or poles […]

Whelping Box

A whelping box, also known as a birthing box, whelping pen and nesting box is used in order to protect the puppies after the whelping process is completed and during the early stages of life when they are most vulnerable. The whelping box keeps them safely contained away from the cold, most whelping boxes also contain rails or poles around […]

The Essential Items, Our must have whelping items.

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 […]

New Petnap Blog

Petnap have recently invested in an external blogging platform to keep customers up todate with all the latest products and developments in the world of whelping. The new blog will feature content and information relating to Petnap Products, so whether your just starting out or have been breeding for a while there is plenty of […]

What is a Whelping Box?

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 […]

Whelping Box

The whelping box, known by many other names such as a nesting box, birthing box, whelping pen etc, is designed to help protect puppies at birth (whelping) and the early days of life by keeping them safely contained inside the whelping box, it helps protect them from the cold, and safe from the danger of […]

Puppy Whelping Boxes

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.