How do I grind my dog’s nails?
When grinding a dog’s nails, always follow the manufacturer’s instructions, such as using only the lowest power setting on the Dremel PawControl 7760-PGK. Start by finding a quiet place to grind your dog’s nails when your pet is calm. Then gently press on each nail and grind it for a few seconds at a time as you take frequent breaks and praise your dog throughout the process. Giving treats never hurts, either.
Let’s go – step by step
Is this your first time using Dremel’s Pet Nail Grooming Kit? Just take it out of its box, insert batteries and you’re ready to go. If you’ve used it before, you may want to clean it first or replace the sanding disc. This is how to prepare the tool for use:
What is the best nail grinder for dogs?
The Dremel PawControl 7760-PGK is the best nail grinder for dogs because the quiet, cordless design means it’s easy to maneuver around a skittish pooch. It has four speeds, ensuring an appropriately gentle but still effective touch.
Which Dremel is best for dog nails?
Is it better to clip or Dremel dog nails?
How short should Dremel dog nails be?
If you go too short, you’ll end up cutting below the quick (tip 2) and hurting your pet. As a general rule, it’s enough to grind away the pointed tip until the nail looks relatively straight.