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Wombaroo Dog Milk Replacer 1kg

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Wombaroo Dog Milk Replacer 1kg

Product Description

Wombaroo Dog Milk Replacer is nutritionally balanced milk substitute formulated for all dog breeds. Use for orphaned puppies or when mother's milk is limited. 

  • Specially formulated to match the compositionof the bitch's milk
  • Elevatedfat content - for improved growth rate of puppies
  • Low in lactose to aid in digestion
  • Easy to use (comes with scoop inside)

Success in hand-rearing puppies greatly improves if they receive colostrum at birth. Puppies that don’t get colostrum from the mother can be fed Impact Colostrum Supplement. Commence feeding Food Milk Replacer after the initial feeds of colostrum.

Making up Milk

To make 30mL of milk: Mix 1 level scoop (6.5g) of powder with 25ml of warm water.

To make 1 litre of milk: Mix 215g of powder with 850ml of warm water. 

Add half the water to the powder first and mix to a paste. Then add the remaining water and mix thoroughly. Pre-boil the water to ensure it is sterilised. If the water is too hot it can cause the milk to curdle. If it is too cold then it will be difficult to disperse the powder. Wombaroo contains elevated fat levels, so the milk needs to be well mixed to prevent it from separating out. An electric whisk can be used for mixing larger quantities. Milk can be stored in the fridge for up to a day or can be frozen for up to 2 weeks. It is useful to make milk up in larger volumes, and store it frozen in small portions (eg ice cube trays), so that the required daily feed volumes can be easily thawed out. Once thawed out, discard any unused milk, and wash feeding utensils thoroughly.

Feeding

Warm milk to about 35°C. Feed from a bottle with teat, a Wombaroo SD or Wombaroo LD Teat is recommended for small and large breeds respectively. For some breeds a Wombaroo F Teat may be used. In emergency cases tube feeding may be required. Feed every 2 hours for the first 3 days, reducing this to every 4 hours by the end of the first week. During the second week reduce feeding to 6 hourly intervals. Stimulate puppies to defecate and urinate after each feed. Encourage puppies to lap once their eyes are open and voluntary bowel motions begin. To avoid dehydration during periods of hot weather give puppies a drink of pre-boiled water between feeds. Always offer puppies drinking water once their eyes are open and they become mobile. Consult your veterinarian or breeder for particular advice about caring for your breed of puppy.

Growth

Different breeds of puppies have different growth rates. Carers should contact their veterinarian or breeder for information about the growth rate of their particular breed. It is important to weigh puppies regularly to verify weight gains and determine the volume of milk to feed. Overfeeding milk can cause diarrhoea so feed the suggested volumes in our tables.

Weaning

When puppies are about 4 weeks old they should show interest in solid food. To entice them to eat solids offer a small portion of specially formulated puppy dry food soaked in Wombaroo. Once they start to eat solid food continue to increase the solids and reduce the milk in their diet until they are fully weaned at about 8 weeks.

Feeding Guide

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80 20 180 36 700 100 1700 195
90 21 190 37 800 110 1800  200
100 23 200 39 900 120 1900 205
110 25 250 46 1000 130 2000 210
120 27 300 55 1100 140 2200 230
130 28 350 60 1200  150 2400  250
140 30 400 65 1300 160 2600 265
150 31 450 70 1400 165 2800 280
160 33  500  75  1500  175  3000  295 
170 34  600  90  1600  185  3200  310 

Ingredients:

Whole milk solids, whey protein, casein, vegetable oils, omega-3 & 6 fatty acids (including EPA, DHA & Arachidonic Acid), taurine, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D3, E, K, biotin, choline, inositol, calcium phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc iron, manganese, copper, iodine, selenium.

Typical Analysis:

Solids when reconstituted            215g/Litre           
Protein (% solids) 34%           
Fat (% solids)    37%           
Carbohydrate (% solids)         18%           
Ash (% solids)    5%           
Taurine (min)            500mg/Litre           
Metabolisable Energy (ME)            5000kJ/Litre     

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