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Nail Trimming for Dogs

Regular nail trimming will keep your pooch comfortable and happy. Please contact us to schedule a nail trim with our experienced veterinary team.

How often should I cut my dog’s nails?

Depending on your dog’s activity level and lifestyle, they may need to be trimmed every 2 weeks or so. Keeping track of the growth will help to determine when to book your nail trim appointments. Inside of your dog’s nail, there is a blood vessel and nerve also known as the “quick”, this will grow along with the nail. The longer the quick gets, the more likely it is to get trimmed which is very painful for your dog. Regular nail trims will help to prevent the quick from being exposed.

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