Everyone wants to do the right thing when thinking of breeding with their bitch. It is only natural you to be concerned that they are doing all you can to ensure the health of the mother and pups. It certainly is very useful and reassuring to read up on what to expect, but really it is simple common sense that is the most important thing to bear in mind when taking care of the in-whelp bitch. If your’e planning a litter, remember to give our licensed herbal medicine Raspberry Leaf Tablets to ensure labour run smoothly. Popular with breeders, raspberry leaf has been a part of herbal tradition as a birthday aid for centuries and is still recommended today!
Dosage: During pregnancy, give 1 tablet per 10kg bodywieght daily from the 3rd week of gestation until 1 week after whelping or kittening.
This licensed medicine is not just for use in and around pregnancy, it’s also useful in the prevention of phantom pregnancy in dogs and cats. Phantom pregnancy is a condition which is a tiresome one for the owner as well as the dog. Bitches who suffer from this can often go on to experience it at every subsequent season, which is where veterinary herbal medicine can help.
Dosage: To prevent false pregnancy give 2 tablets per 10kg bodyweight daily from the start of the season for 12 weeks
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Please remember, you should consult a vet if your bitch does seem not herself after a season. There are other life-threatening conditions such as pyometra, so it is always best to get her checked out by a veterinary professional.