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I cannot clip my dogs nails and the vet is just too expensive all the time what can I do?
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Dog Specialist: Lisa, Certified Vet Tech replied 2 years ago
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Hi there! My name is ***** ***** I'm happy to help you with your question.

When I get this question in real life, I always suggest having the nails trimmed at a groomer!

I live in MN and groomers around here charge about $10 - $20 to cut the nails for owners who aren't able to.

It's less expensive than the vet, plus you don't have to deal with the frustration of fighting with your dog.

I hope this helps.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Apparently you did not read all the information that I provided.
Dog Specialist: Lisa, Certified Vet Tech replied 2 years ago

The only information I got was this:

"I cannot clip my dogs nails and the vet is just too expensive all the time what can I do?"

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I have been to three groomers and they have not been able to do it
Dog Specialist: Lisa, Certified Vet Tech replied 2 years ago

Then perhaps your only alternative option is going to be asking your vet for some significant sedation so that you can take the fight out of him. Medications such as Acepromazine or Clomicalm can really help.

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