Nail trimming is an important part of regular grooming. The Shear Magic Nail Trimmers for Small Dogs help trim and maintain your dog's nails at a comfortable length. They are an easy to use guillotine style. NOTE: This implement is extremely sharp. Use with care.
Hold paw firmly while trimming. Cut through the nail with a single stroke. Make sure to avoid cutting the nail blood vessel (the quick). For animals with darker nails, the quick is more visible from the underside of the nail. Applying baby oil to nails prior to cutting will make it easier to see the quick. If the nails are long, cut off a small amount first. Repeat the process 10 days later, and so on, until the nails are the correct length. Do not cut off too much at one time. Trim monthly thereafter. To reduce how often you need to trim nails exercise dogs regularly on hard surfaces, e.g. concrete or road.