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How to Trim Your Dog's Nails

By : Adam

 Get a dog nail clipper or grinder, styptic powder, and treats.

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Gather Supplies

 Gradually introduce your dog to the tools, allowing them to sniff and inspect.

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Get Your Dog Comfortable

 Examine each nail for the quick (the pink part with blood vessels).

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Inspect the Nails

 Use a clipper for small to medium dogs, and a grinder for larger breeds.

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Choose the Right Tool

 Have your dog sit or lie down comfortably.

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Position Your Dog

 Begin with one or two nails at a time, especially if your dog is not used to the process.

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Start Slowly

 Be cautious not to cut into the quick, which may cause bleeding and discomfort.

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Identify the Quick

 Have styptic powder on hand in case of bleeding.

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Use Styptic Powder if Needed

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