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Whelping box, what size?

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by vizzy24, May 27, 2010.


  1. vizzy24

    vizzy24 PetForums VIP

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    Hi I am looking for a whelping box for Rosie and wondered what size to get I have seen on one site 35"x35"x12" About 89cm x 89cm is the recomended size another says48"x48" :confused: is there any way to make sure I get the right size :rolleyes:
     
  2. Lucylewis0

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    I would get the biggest one you can! petnap do the carboard whelping boxes, that is what I use and they are great :thumbup: get the whelping bars to0.
    the 48x48 will be big enough!
     
  3. Tanya1989

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    The biggest you can afford/ fit in the house. I like to get in the whelping box with them when whelping
     
  4. vizzy24

    vizzy24 PetForums VIP

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    Blimey you must have a massive whelping box!!
    Leonbergers are big!!!!!
     
  5. Tanya1989

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    8ft x 8ft :eek: :eek:
     
  6. Lucylewis0

    Lucylewis0 PetForums VIP

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    Yikes :eek: Thats one big whelping box!!!!!
     
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    archielee PetForums VIP

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    Thats big lol
     
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    That's bigger than my garden shed. Perhaps I should get my shed into my front room when Teigan have her puppies lololol
     
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    :lol::lol::lol: i don't think an 8x8 shed would fit in my front roon lol
     
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    :lol::lol::lol::D
     
  11. vizzy24

    vizzy24 PetForums VIP

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    hmm dont think I can fit one that size in but i get the idea, the bigger the better! :thumbup:
     
  12. Lucy1012

    Lucy1012 PetForums Senior

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    I am using a 48' x 48' for my Rhodesian Ridgeback and that i plenty big enough, for now. but the puppies do have their own room to expand into when needed. :thumbup:
     
  13. vizzy24

    vizzy24 PetForums VIP

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    Well thatgives me some idea Rosie is nowhere near a ridgeback size but I think that size may fit in the area I need it si I might look at getting one that size(ish)
     
  14. Oenoke

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    I had a 4' X 3.5' whelping box for my smallish Border Collie bitch, she had 4 puppies and it was just the right size, I would have said you would have needed a 4' x 4' for a Visla, especially if you have alot of pups.
     
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