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Trimming the claws on your cat or dog can be a challenge for both you and your pet, but it needs to be done. So what is the best way to tackle trimming your pet’s nails without too much whining and crying? Read on for tips on how to trim your pet’s nails while making it a pleasant experience for you both.
Your cat’s claws play an important role ranging from defending themselves, hunting for food, social signal and leaving a foot print for other cats. So taking care of their claws is part of their everyday routine. Here are a few tips for making the process successful:
You have taken care of the prep work, now it is time to get started.
It will take time to learn this behavior, for both of you. Veterinarians recommend working with your cat every other day or every third day on a different paw.
Trimming your dog’s nails is a very important part of grooming. If a dog’s nails become too long, they can break and crack. This is painful for dogs and can be avoided with routine trimmings. Talk to your veterinarian before you get started and ask for a demonstration. Now, how do you get started?
Nothing in this article should be construed as financial, legal or veterinary advice. Please consult your own advisors for questions relating to your and your pet’s specific circumstances.
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