pets nails need to be checked regularly for length, injury, loose or
hanging nails. You especially want to check that the nails are not
growing back into the skin. Or basically anything that looks out of
frequently walk on sidewalks, asphalt, or concrete usually wear down the
nails and do not generally require trimming. Although, 'city walking'
may keep the nails short, it is useful to check periodically for injury.
clip their pets nails. During your regular Vet check up you can ask
what is a good length for the nails and issues for concern.
There is much
controversy over whether or not cats should be de-clawed. Many
communities now out-law this procedure, claiming it is inhumane to the
cat. Your Vet will know the legalities in your area.
groomers trim nails, but you can also buy trimmers and do it yourself.
Again check with your Vet to ensure safe trimming and preventing
Suggested Nail Care Supplies:
- Dog Nail Trimmer
- Cat Nail Trimmer
- Stypic Pads
- Nail File
- Pet Nail Caps