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Old 06-19-2013, 07:04 PM
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I know this has been a topic before, but how often does everyone trim nails?
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:08 PM
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Dremel every week (I do them every sunday)
Clipped down every 2-3 weeks (I get them done with the groomer at work)
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:10 PM
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I try to clip toenails every 7-10 days. The clicking on the hardwoods is almost unbearable if we go any longer than that.
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:14 PM
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It varies for each of my dogs.

I HAVE to trim Sir's nails at least once a week or they're insane. Dremelling every two or three weeks.

Frag gets dremelled every 2-3 weeks.

Recon gets dremelled within every 2 weeks.
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:16 PM
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I don't anymore. He scratches sand paper now instead, to earn his breakfast. It took a while, we did it almost daily for a few weeks, but we finally have them down to a nice length so I'm thinking 2-3 times a week to maintain it, too early to tell if that'll do it though. It's certainly not the most efficient way to do it, but at least it gets done now and no blood or terror.
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:10 PM
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I have to clip Henry's nails every week or so. They grow insanely fast and he's very flat footed, so they don't wear down on their own despite lots of walking and hiking.

Every now and again I will break out the dremel and get them really short, but he hates it. The clippers are a lot easier for both of us on a regular basis.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:01 PM
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Juno and Happy are every week. Juno's nails grow super duper fast and I actually should be cutting them twice a week to keep them at their right length. I can't seem to get the quicks on Happy to recede, so I can never get her nails short, so I just cut them often to keep them a more bearable length.

Lucy is whenever I feel like pinning her down. She's a pain.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:03 PM
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Hmmm...it's been a while. They're pretty short right now, he's getting a lot of walking that's wearing them down.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:27 PM
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I actually trimmed nails today! lol

But probably about once a month or whenever I notice them getting pretty long. I can only do Em's when she lets me but she's a nightmare. So yeah... she went a couple years without her nails being clipped. A few months back I just forced her down and did them. It was a lot of work but I've successfully trimmed them twice since then and she even let me paint her nails.
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:36 PM
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once a week.. they grow fast
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