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Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:14 am
by JayndGunnie83
Usually my Chow boy is wonderful about letting me groom him, play with his paws, massage his gums, and clean his ears and eye area..but I cannot clip his nails. He gets very frightened and the situation quickly becomes dangerous. He gets panicked if he even sees the nail clipper.. I'm not sure how to get him used to the process. Nail clipping has never hurt him either. :/

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Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:35 pm
by Rory's Dad
Dremel. Grind the nail on a regular basis rather than clipping. This simulates the regular wear that walking gets the nail. Its also a ton easier for you and the dog. Very little chance of getting the quick. I use a cordless model that is fairly quiet, so it doesn't stress my dogs out. Just make sure the paw fur is trimmed 1st so you don't catch any stray fur in to the rotating barrel. There are a ton on videos on youtube that demonstrate how easy it is.

Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 12:19 pm
by Cindy J
We do like Rory's Dad. The first few times I had to have my husband help hold him down. He actually rubbed his belly and gave him treats while I dremelled the nails.

Now Chance just lays there. It took several times before he realized it was no big deal.

Re: RE: Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:45 am
by JayndGunnie83
Rory's Dad wrote:Dremel. Grind the nail on a regular basis rather than clipping. This simulates the regular wear that walking gets the nail. Its also a ton easier for you and the dog. Very little chance of getting the quick. I use a cordless model that is fairly quiet, so it doesn't stress my dogs out. Just make sure the paw fur is trimmed 1st so you don't catch any stray fur in to the rotating barrel. There are a ton on videos on youtube that demonstrate how easy it is.

That's awesome! I'll go get one as soon as possible. Thanks so much!

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Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:24 am
by perriejinnie
This is actually a quite difficult situation when your pets don't let you clip their nails. You can also go for the Pet Grooming Tips that can suggest what to do and what not to do while clipping your pets nail. Most of the time it is a terrifying situation so I simply use silent trimmers to clip their toe nails, as they are scared of sound of the trimmers. They are mere kids that are scared of dangers that can hurt them so take special care of them while clipping their nails.

Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:11 am
by Lester
According your situations, i suggest you try dog nail grinder with super low noise. :D :D Good Luck.

Re: Any advice on nail clipping?

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:10 pm
by Lester
Cutting the nails of dogs can be a painful task especially when your pet has huge black or brown nails. A dog nail grinder is an easy way to smoothen the nails much before they become large and also save on expensive visits to the groomer. My dog like to use them.It's painless