How to trim the nails of a Rough Collie.
Everyone who owns a dog knows that trimming nails is a very important grooming job. Under normal circumstances, nails should be trimmed for pet dogs every 3-4 weeks. Because too long nails not only affect the dog’s normal life, but also endanger the dog’s health. In addition, dogs with long nails can easily scratch the furniture and floors in the home. But when trimming the nails of dogs, special care and attention are also needed, especially for larger dog breeds like Rough Collie, and more attention should be paid to the correctness of methods.
To trim Rough Collie’s nails, we must first prepare suitable trimming tools. It is best to use special nail clippers for pet dogs, and tools such as hemostatic agents should also be prepared to prevent accidental cutting of blood vessels when trimming nails, and the owner can stop bleeding for the dog in time. To trim Rough Collie’s nails, we should start training with puppies, so that dogs are familiar with and accept nail trimming work since childhood. This can effectively prevent dogs from rejecting nail trimming work in adulthood and avoid bringing dog grooming work to the owner. Trouble.
To trim Rough Collie’s nails, it is best to do it after the dog has bathed, because at this time the dog’s nails have been soaked and softened, and the trimming will be easier. When trimming the nails, the owner can put one of Rough Collie’s claws on his leg, and then formally trim. Trimming Rough Collie’s nails should be quick and stable. Be careful when pruning, because the base of each toe of a dog has blood vessels and nerves. Do not cut too much or too deep when pruning. Usually, only cut off about 1/3 of the claw, that is, the transparent part of the nail. At the same time, it should be filed flat to avoid damage. Strictly speaking, in addition to simply trimming Rough Collie’s nails, the owner is also checking the footrest for trauma, and if there is any, he must be treated in time. In addition, the owner must trim the fur on the dog’s footrest and the edges of the toes to prevent Rough Collie from slipping and falling in daily life.