to what Carol posted and Teresa's second link (ordered it from Amazon). I like the lips that keep a wiggly pup in place. Very accurate in low and higher ranges. I can use it by myself, even with bigger pups. It also works well for weighing packages, so I never wait in line at the P.O. anymore.
I had the hanging scale when we first started. The pups wiggled out of the sling it came with when they were about 2 weeks old. I never thought of using a bag...great idea!
I have this postage scale that I've used for my newborns and up to a week or two old. Have had for more than 8 years and it still works great. Measures in very small increments so you can watch for... more
Hi When the puppies were first born I used a digital kitchen scale with a bowl on it. As soon as they reached the 6 lbs mark I had to quickly figure something out. I decided to use a mid-wife idea. I ... more
I just held it or my husband held it. We are going to secure an anchored hook and chain from the ceiling that will be at a comfortable level for me to use on my own. My scale weighs up to 110 lbs. I... more
I use the same thing except it is from Dura Whelp's website and it comes with a mesh sling for the puppies. It goes up to 15 lbs. and does 1/10th oz. It is digital and you can also use a shopping bag ... more
I could never get it to '0' and get an accurate reading. I went to a baby scale because it was easier to just lay them in the basket for the first week or so than futz with the sling. I think I will... more