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My dog needs her nail's cut desperately. We got her from the
My dog needs her nail's cut desperately. We got her from the pound about 5 years. She will periodically without cause bite when touched. She has gotten better, however she will not allow her nails to … read more
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We have a rescue Weimaraner that will not let us clip his nails. We've tried everything. His nails really need to be trimmed and would like some advice on what we should do. Can we give him one doggy … read more
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Dr. Alleyne
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My min pin is almost 8 years old and since shes gotten older
Hi ! My min pin is almost 8 years old and since shes gotten older she will not let me cut her nails, they have curled and I can tell they are bothering her to walk, but she will not let me cut them. I… read more
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My 65 lb. boxer hates to have her toe nails cut .... is
my 65 lb. boxer hates to have her toe nails cut .... is there any medication that I can give her to avoid this trauma. I have tried many types of positive reinforcement to no avail.. It takes sometime… read more
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My dogs quiks are embedded REALLY deepy into s nails which
My dogs quiks are embedded REALLY deepy into his nails which are pretty long. So when they trim his nails, it essentially does nothing to help the length. Ideas?… read more
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I adopted my dog Sam from the local animal shelter mid November
I adopted my dog Sam from the local animal shelter mid November 2014. The shelter found him as a stray so I don't know much history except he is approximately 1 year old. When I first saw him he was j… read more
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My dog has to be anaesthetised to have his claws cut which
My dog has to be anaesthetised to have his claws cut which is very expensive. He was given Valium once which made him hyperactive. I need to mock him out. Can I give him zopiclone which I take for ins… read more
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Dr. Matt
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Doctoral Degree
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my lurcher is very big and strong and needs tranquiliing to
my lurcher is very big and strong and needs tranquiliing to cut his nail, will a vet do this, or a dog groomer, i am not strong enough to hold him still… read more
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Dr. Matt
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i have a seemingly normal dog, a basset hound who interacts
i have a seemingly normal dog, a basset hound who interacts with humans and pets without issue. Bathing is not a problem or cleaning his ears, etc. Cutting his nails or attempting to do so turns him i… read more
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Hi - I have a cross bred yorkie/bedlington terrier called Chewie.
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I need to cut not even trim my dogs nails. She wont let
I need to cut not even trim my dog's nails. She won't let anyone do this and she becomes aggressive with a vet trying or anyone for that matter. She is a 45 lb Standard Schnauzer and shockingly strong… read more
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