The right usage of Dog Nail Clipper

Human finger nails and a dog’s nails must be cut to keep its good shape every 2 weeks. If your dog’s nails are too long, it will keep clicking on the floor and there is a need for you to trim them. A few pet owners don’t know the appropriate ways to trim a dog’s nails that's why they're not doing it to avoid hurting its paws. There are proper techniques to trim your dog’s nails to make it look good.

First, look for the best dog nail clipper to use. Dog nail clippers come in different kinds as dogs’ nails are different as well such as guillotine-style for small breeds, pliers-style for the larger breeds and scissors-type for little breadth nails. You should also have other supplementary supplies ready such as styptic powder in case of cutting the nails too short. It is a great idea to have a veterinarian or dog groomer demonstrating the proper ways to cut a dog’s nails.

When you have found the best dog nail clipper to use, the next step to do is to know the most ideal time to perform the clipping. It's more better to cut your dog’s nails when they are relaxing and staying in a place where they feel relaxed. In case your dog has eaten and finish playing, then that’s the time to trim their nails. Dog’s nails become softer and much easier to trim right after bathing them. You need to slowly rub your dog’s feet to make them feel at ease. Begin the trimming procedure by holding your dog’s feet with the dog nail clipper touching his nails.

Try to look for different ways if you are having a hard time trimming your dog’s nails. It's best to give your dog a simple treat for cooperating when you trim his nails. Whenever possible, avoid trimming the nails too short. Clipping your dog’s nails may seem like lots of work, however this is one of the best ways to bond with your dog. I'd love to read your suggestions over at

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