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Whelping

Synopsis
Covers all aspects of whelping including when to call the vet, primary and secondary inertia, breech birth, offering advice and support. Shows the design and preparation of a whelping bed and where to site it. There is a detailed checklist of items needed and a stage-by-stage approach showing how to recongnise the signs, including the drop in temperature. Demonstrates how to control the whelp, supervise the birth, check respiration and puppy airways, handle a maiden bitch and revive puppies.
Series
Gdba Breeding Centre Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; .
Year of production
1996
Availability
Out of Distribution
Uses
Veterinary nurses and students.
Subjects
Veterinary science
Keywords
dogs; obstetrics; pregnancy - animal; veterinary procedures

Credits

Director
Patrick C Farr
Producer
Patrick C Farr
Writer
David Impey

Production Company

Name

DBI Communication

Sponsor

Name

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Distributor

Name

DBI Communication

Phone
01926 497695
Fax
01926 490512
Address
FREEPOST CV3281
Warwick CV34 5BR
Name

Royal Veterinary College, Unit for Veterinary Continuing Education

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