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  1. How should I hold nail clippers?

    Dog Grooming
    I have been looking up how to clip dog nails from different sources, and I have come to the conclusion that either a 45° or 90° cut is ideal. I understand that. What I was wondering though is if there was an ideal way the clippers should be held, or does that even matter? Is it okay to cut dog...
  2. About Clipping My Dog’s Nails and Removing Stains from Her Fur

    Dog Grooming
    My dog, Bella, is a 7-year-old Japanese Spitz-Maltese female dog. She has a white fur with brownish-red stains on her feet, around her eyes and mouth. How can I remove the stains? What can I use when I groom/bathe her? Also, her nails are pretty long and it’s been a few years since her last...
  3. How to cut my dogs black nails?

    Dog Grooming
    ahhh the dreaded black nails. Yes, my dog has them. Usually Id take her to the groomers and not even worry about it but money is tight right now and now my dogs nails are getting too long. Any tips to clip or at least shorten them in the meantime? I don't even really know what instruments to use.
  4. AFRAID like she already knows what it is

    Dog Grooming
    I have a three year old Blue Heeler and since I took the Pedi Paws Dremel Nail Trimmer out of the box Lady heads for another room. It's like she's decided it's 'bad' before I ever took it out of the box. I sat down with her and a bag full of her favorite treats and put the Dremel and a treat in...
  5. Do those quick indicator clippers really work?

    Dog Grooming
    Hello guys, I wanted to ask you guys if those clippers for dog's nails that indicate if you're near the quick actually work or not? ~Thanks!:D
  6. Dark Lump after Vet Visit??

    Dog Health
    About a week and a half ago, my parents' dog Taz (purebred Jack Russell), jumped off the couch and ripped his nail off on his front paw. My parents failed to ever cut his nails, so you can imagine they were long (about 1 1/2 inches). I went over their house as soon as they called and told them I...
  7. Nail Bed Infections

    Dog Health
    My 4 year old goldendoodle had been getting nail bed infections for months now. It occurs on different toes and different feet everything. Antibiotics clear it up every single time but a different toe becomes infected within weeks. I have tried soaks also. He does not have any other health...
  8. Nail Dremel/Grinder

    Dog Grooming
    I'm looking to up my nail care to include a dremel tool, but I'm not sure what to look for. It'd have to stand up pretty well and hold a charge for pretty long, as I have 4/5 dogs that need their nails done every two weeks (depending on if I have a foster). It'd be more of a finishing tool...
  9. Weird nail-clipping method, but it works

    Dog Grooming
    I know this will sound weird and possibly cruel, but it isn't and it isn't hurting the dog in any way possible. But my JRT hates nail clipping more than bath time. She will squirm and squeal (when it isn't splintering or in the quick or anything, just because she doesn't like it) and mouth us...
  10. Big/Huge Dog Nail Clippers??

    Dog Grooming
    Man, Rocky used to let me do his nails with a dremel, but lately he has been jerking away and not letting me do it anymore. What have all of you found to be an excellent selection as far as clippers for big dogs nails? And, how do you go about conditioning the dog to let me do this with the...
  11. Clipping nails?

    Dog Grooming
    will walking help keep nails trimmed down? I have never clipped my dogs nails, and I dont plan on it till I get someone to show me how to properly do it. Until then, how often do I need to take her to the groomers to have this done?
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