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Finding the correct Stud Dog for Breeding!

  Are you a breeder? If so, you will know the importance of the stud dog for successful breeding. If you are new to breeding , then you must know selecting the correct stud dog is the most important part of breeding. The male dog used in breeding is known as the stud dog. When you have a female dog, you need to select the stud dog that will help you get the best results from breeding. You need to choose a dog with a good pedigree or having the traits you prefer. The process of selecting a stud dog can be daunting. After all, there are so many stud dogs to be found. To help you make an easy decision, we have some guidelines. They will help you objectively find the right stud dog for breeding. Guidelines on finding the correct stud dog   1) Decide about lineage   When you are breeding dogs, you may be concerned about the lineage. You would want to maintain a pedigree through the breeding. In such a case, you need to find out the pedigree of the stud dog before choosing i

Cleaning your whelping box

The  whelping box is there to  help keep new-born babies safe and warm in a closed area soon after their birth. There are DIYs available online that help you make a whelping box for the pups. There are many such boxes available in the market also easily. Once your dog gives birth to the puppies, it is essential to keep the box clean to make sure that the puppies are healthy and don’t get infected. The process of keeping the whelping box clean is very easy. I am going to share the process of cleaning the whelping box step-by-step so that it is easy for all the readers to follow. Whelping Box Clean? Be fore starting the process of cleaning it is crucial to keep the supplies handy that you are going to need for cleaning the whelping box . The list of the supplies is given down below: A pair of rubber gl oves Disinfectants Detergent Rugs and towels Tissue papers Sanitizer Process of keeping the whelping box clean try this disinfectant Once you have all the supplies that you will need to cl

Petnap Whelping Boxes

A whelping box, also called a nesting box, is where new born  puppies  will spend the first 20 days of their life. Designing to protect puppies during birth (whelping), it keeps them safely contained, protects them from the cold, and ensures they aren't crushed by their mother. THE POINT OF A WHELPING BOX ? A whelping box or whelping  bed  is a secure zone for your dog to give birth. It is a safe and ideal place for your pregnant dog to give birth. From reusable plastic whelping boxes to cardboard options, there are lots to choose from. You will also need to keep the box warm, so it's advised to choose bedding materials that are soft, warm, have good traction, and are easily cleaned and disinfected. Avoid hay, straw or shavings that can cause eye and skin irritations.  Whelping Boxes

Whelping box

A  whelping box , also known as a  nesting box, whelping den ,  or  whelping pen , is designed to protect  puppies  during birth (whelping) and early life by keeping them safely contained, protected from cold, and safe from the danger of crushing or smothering by the mother. Whelping boxes vary from improvised cardboard boxes, durable high density corrugated plastic to purpose built equipment, typically made of plywood or plastic. Desirable features include ease of cleaning and sanitation, extendibility, and toughness. However, there can sometimes not be enough traction, and with the added factor of an unnaturally flat floor, often puppies can develop, and suffer from what is known as hip dysplasia. A good solution is actually a  whelping den , a new form of whelping that has struck the market for breeders that virtually erases the risk of hip dysplasia for usually less than the cost of losing a single pup. Whelping Dens are available in open, enclosed and enclosed sheds that have fou