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5 Common Mistakes When Trimming Nails

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
       

Rehab Reasons to Trim Nails

* Dogs don’t walk correctly when the nails are too long and this strains the leg muscles and torques the spine.

*Long nails grow around and into the bottom of the foot. The dewclaw nail can grow around and into the leg.

* Nails help provide traction and increase a pet’s ability to walk and run without slipping. Pets with excessively long nails hurt themselves because they slip and fall.

 

5 Mistakes When Trimming Nails