1. Standard Tail Docking & Dewclaw Removal Kit
Standard Tail Docking & Dewclaw Removal Kit
Deluxe Tail Docking/Dewclaw Removal Kit

Standard Tail Docking & Dewclaw Removal Kit

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Your Price: $57.90
Forceps,Elastrator,Bands,Scissors, Mendwell, Detailed Instructions
Part Number: 56-2
Availability: In Stock
Learn to dock tails and/or remove dewclaws in your nursery without stress to mom or puppies/kittens. Avoid taking your newborns to the veterinary office, which causes stress to mom and infants and can potentially expose puppies to sick animals. 
Using professional equipment, detailed instructions, and links to instructional videos, you will use our elastrator and bands to painlessly dock tails and remove dewclaws with minimal pain. Kit includes professional medical equipment and instructions needed to dock tails and remove dewclaws on puppies or other infant animals 1-5 days of age with the least amount of pain or trauma. No experience necessary, but a helper is recommended to hold squirming babies. Instructions included for use on puppies.  
 
Deluxe Kit includes:
(1) Small Stainless Steel Forceps
(1) Stainless Steel Suture Scissors with tiny hook to place under dewclaw toe
(1) package of 100 colored bands 1/8" medium weight
(1) stainless steel elastrator
(1) Mendwell for aftercare
      (only difference between this Deluxe Kit and Regular Kit is this item)

Detailed instructions with photos and instructional video links
Phone/email assistance if you need guidance - please don't hesitate to contact us!
 
I use all of this equipment in my own nursery and love the quality.  There are lesser quality elastrators on the market that are not recommended for this delicate work.   There are copycat docking kits that use the wrong equipment for puppies and can cause irreparable damage or death to puppies.  Please purchase your docking kit here from a breeder with over 40 years of experience.  We have sold thousands of these kits to satisfied breeders.  Read the reviews!
 
Mendwell is recommended to accelerate wound healing and reduce scarring. It is an all-natural therapeutic grade essential oil blend - alternative to traditional products that are unsafe for the dam to ingest, and can be used for healthy skin repair support for the entire family including animals and humans.  In our practice we see wounds healing in about half the normal time and with significantly less scarring.
 
If you are whelping puppies, you might want to add more forceps to your order so that you can clamp the umbilical cord in two places when the placenta is not yet delivered - cut between and keep the cord from going back inside while you clean the puppy. Clamp at 90 degree angle to bitch so she isn't injured by the forceps. This prevents potential umbilical hernia.  I like to have several sets of forceps in both sizes in my whelping kit in case I have puppies born back to back.
  
Note regarding the use of Hydrogen Peroxide for aftercare:  It is a commonly held belief, backed by some studies, that hydrogen peroxide is a useful wound cleanser. However, more recent studies have found hydrogen peroxide to be toxic, or deadly, to cells otherwise involved in healing. A study published in the Journal of Athletic Training suggests using a saline solution instead. I have personally found that Mendwell accelerates the healing process beyond that of saline and reduces scarring as well.
 

Disclaimer:  The Dog Breeder Store does not diagnose or treat illnesses or injury in pets and accepts no liability for misuse of equipment or results that are less than optimal, injury or death relative to use of this equipment or instructions. Consult a licensed veterinarian if you suspect that your pet is experiencing pain or infection.