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Checking dogs temperature before birth

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by poppies, Feb 24, 2008.


  1. poppies

    poppies PetForums Newbie

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    poppy is 2 weeks away from having pups, we have just made her a whelping box that she is getting use to. I have read in other posts about taking her temperature in the last week does anyone no where I can get a temp gauge from thanks:)
     
  2. bullbreeds

    bullbreeds PetForums VIP

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    You can get one from boots, superdrug, tesco, lots of places sell them.
    It doesnt have to be specifically made for dogs. I usually go for the digital type as they are more acurate.
     
  3. nici

    nici PetForums Senior

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    i had the old type one, never again will i get one of those, cleaning out the dog cupboard and it rolled out and smashed all over the place took me forever to clean the stuff up :mad: now i use digital much better :) local chemist i got mine only a couple of pounds
     
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    poppies PetForums Newbie

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    Thanks I will go to the chemist, have been looking in pet shops:eek:
     
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    DOTTYPOODLES PetForums Newbie

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    hi, i'd just like to mention i bought a digital from boots it was a whole degree out which is ok as long as you know it is. i thought my dogs temp had dropped, good job i tried it in the other dog (who isn't pregnant) before i panicked.:D
     
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