*All whelping kits come in a sealed bag keeping everything clean and together until ready to use it
2 x Box Liners - used under mum while delivering to soak up mess then simply throw away.
1 x Sterile Stainless Steel & Plastic Handle Scissors (Blunt/Blunt for safety) - Cutting cord should you need to a lot of mums don't chew cord.
6 x Sterile Alcohol Wipes - Clean instruments in-between use. This is our preferred wipe for cleaning medical instruments, it provides superior anti-microbrial properties over the standard 70% Sani Cloth (which we find too dry) has more liquid content providing a better clean, the chlorhexcidine gives added protection killing germs after the alcohol evaporates.
2 x Disposable Aprons - Keep your clothes clean while assisting delivery - some of the fluids from delivery will stain carpets / clothes
2 x Gloves latex free (LARGE) - should be worn at all times when giving assistance to the mother to prevent infection.
1 x 250g Beaphar Lactol Puppy Milk - This can be fed as a feed supplement or top up for puppies, mums love this too.
1 x Feeding bottle
1 x Stethoscope - This is a useful tool to listen to puppies heart beats later on in pregnancy, some breeders have skill and can even tell the sex of puppies. Also used to detect a heart beat on lifeless newborn puppies/kittens.
2 x 5g Gel lubricating jelly - Always use lubrication when making an inspection / taking temperature and help in removing ‘difficult′ puppies.
1 x Sterile Stainless Steel Forceps - Clamping of the cord before cutting should it be required. We find these useful if our girl has a retained placenta but puppy has been born with cord attached to placenta so we clamped close to mum so we can cut the cord and to stop placenta going further inside.
1 x Kidney dish - keeping all of your instruments together and to hand while helping to deliver and/or putting placenta's in after each puppy/Kitten even useful to use to clean down mum afterwards then throw away!
1 x Digital Thermometer with storage case - 12 - 24 hours prior to giving birth, the mother's temperature may drop. (Normally at least One degree drop indicates labour starting) Record temperature on the PDF chart that is included
6 x 5 Generation Pedigree Forms Printed on A4 Quality Gold Parchment You will receive Qty 6 x A4 printed pedigree forms left blank and ready to complete by the Puppy/kitten breeder with the required information.
5 x Reusable Cord Clamps - Pinch off umbilical cords in an emergency. We leave these on for for about 20 minutes or so until we feel bleeding has stopped. (We don′t leave puppy with mum while clamp is on we put on heat mat to help dry cord, so mum cant pull at it)
1 x Sterile Bulb aspirator - Suck out fluid from puppy/kittens nose and throat.
1 x FREE 10ml Iodine - Used on cords straight after birth to prevent an infection
FREE 28 x Tyvek Bands (Paper like Material) - Easily identify puppies/kittens, Width can be cut in half to make two bands for smaller/younger breeds or even joined together for larger/older puppies. (Total 4 coloured bands per puppy/kitten when cut in half) * Please check daily and change as required, NOT Reusable
1 x Clinell Antibacterial Hand Wipes (Alcohol Free) The most effective antibacterial hand wipe available. These highly effective individually wrapped hand wipes clean and disinfect hands in one easy step without the need for soap and water. The patented formula impregnated into the wipe is proven to kill 99.999% of germs in a little as 10 seconds and continues to work for a further 24 hours. Clinell hand wipes can be used effectively on soiled hands to remove dirt as well as sanitising. Wipe Size: 20cm x 20cm
1 x Nettex Nutridrops Puppy - A high energy, nutrient rich liquid concentrate, providing a rapid response within minutes. Aids in stimulating the appetite of chilled and stressed pups
Johnsons calcium tablets 40 - Johnson's Calcium and Vitamin D Tablets are a great supplement for animals which may be suffering from a calcium deficiency after whelping or need a boost if Vitamin D.
CALCIUM SUPPLEMENT should ONLY be given AFTER whelping/contractions have begun. Warning: Do not administer to pregnant females without veterinary supervision. IF UNSURE WHEN TO GIVE CALCIUM OR FIRST TIME WHELPING PLEASE CONTACT YOU VETS FOR PROFESSIONAL VETERINARY ADVICE BEFORE USING
2 x Sterile 5ml Syringes - Feeding fluids/Milk to mum or puppy if needed (Not all puppies are strong enough to take to a bottle straight away)
2 x Sterile 2ml Syringes - Feeding fluids/Milk to mum or puppy if needed (Not all puppies are strong enough to take to a bottle straight away)