Clipping dog nails is an important part of dog care. Remember, dog nails should always be treated for cleanliness and health. The thing is, clipping nails can be an anxiety-inducing experience for many dogs.
Therefore, start holding their feet and cutting their nails when they are young. The goal is that they are familiar with these activities. Then, how do you cut a dog’s nails properly and safely? Well, here are some tips that you can try.
Choose the Right Nail Clipper
How to cut dog nails starts with choosing the right nail clippers. There are two basic styles of nail clippers for dogs, the scissors type and the guillotine type. Both can be used to trim dog nails, so choose the design you like best.
If your dog finds both types of scissors intolerable, another alternative is a nail grinder. This tool offers great control, but takes longer than scissors and some people (and dogs) find the sound and vibrations unpleasant. You can also ask your vet for advice on what kind of nail clippers are best for your beloved dog, and how to use them properly.
Give lots of compliments and snacks
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