I’ve had dogs all my life. Only 3 of them had dew claws. Here’s what I’ve learned about removing dewclaws …and not removing them. Everything you need to know about dog dew claws, including when (or if) you should have them removed, plus recommendations from other dog experts and dog owners.
Dog Nails & Dog Paws
Everything you need to know about trimming dog nails -- helpful tools & supplies, how often to trim your dog's nails, and step-by-step instructions on how to clip dog nails yourself. Plus, how to care for the bottom of your dog's paws -- especially after walking on summer's hot pavement, rough terrain while hiking, and icy cold surfaces in the winter months.
The sooner you start trimming your dog’s nails the better. Here are 15 reasons that trimming dog nails at home makes more sense than paying someone to do it
Going to be trimming your dog’s nails soon? This video has some great tips for getting your dog used to a nail trim. Plus step-by-step directions on how to trim a dog’s nails.
If your dog spends most his time indoors then it’s easy for his toenails to get too long. If you hear your dog’s nails click when he walks on a hard floor, it’s time for a trim! Here are a few things you can do to make your dog’s nail clipping day a pleasant and even enjoyable experience for both you and your dog.
Wondering what that little metal bar on one side of claw–type dog nail clippers is for? I was too. Here’s what I learned… it’s a safety stop! This safety guard (or quick sensor) is so you don’t cut your dog’s nail too short. Here’s how to use it correctly.
Soft Claws nail caps are vinyl nail tips that you place over your dog’s toenails to prevent scratching — hardwood floors, your dog’s own skin, other people. They are completely safe, painless and humane. They do not hurt the dog in any way. Here’s why Soft Claws are great for dogs!