Help! How Do I Cut My Dog’s Nails at Home?

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Why do dogs need their nails cut?

If dogs nails grow too long, it can lead to other problems.

How do you cut a dog’s nails?

Before you start, it’s best to get everything you need ready.

How do you cut a dog's nails for beginners?

When to see a vet

If your dog’s claws are getting long and, despite your efforts, you can’t clip them, it’s best to speak to a veterinarian or a groomer before they start to cause a problem.

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Dr. Hannah Godfrey MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. Although she initially worked in mixed practice treating all species, she found a love for small animal work and has worked exclusively with dogs and cats since 2014. She lives in Wales with her partner, son, and two cats (named Poppy and Ashton Kutcher), and writes comedy fiction in her spare time.

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