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How do you determine how short to clip a dogs nails?

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May 26, 2007 5:56PM

In my experience, a dog's nails are just like ours - the 'quick' will be a darker color than the grown nail. Just clip the 'white' portion, being careful not to get too close to the darker 'quick'. If you do, I'm sure your dog will let you know - plus, it will draw blood.