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Sharp nails

Postby AliHat » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:00 pm

Hello I’m wondering if there is any way to decrease how sharp my beardies claws are? I love holding him and our play time but I’m always so scratched up after. Thanks!

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Re: Sharp nails

Postby Gormagon » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:51 pm

I use rough textured floor tile, it's easy to clean, won't harbor bacteria and, Keeps their Nails Filed in a more natural and, safe way.
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby AliHat » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:02 am

I read some where that you can use cat nail clippers and trim just the very tip. Is that ok?
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby CooperDragon » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:31 am

I use regular human clippers and it works just fine for trimming the sharp ends of the nail. Emery boards help to file it down a bit too. The trick is getting them to sit still for long enough. Try clipping just a few fingers at a time if they get wiggly and want to run around.
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby AliHat » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:51 am

CooperDragon wrote:I use regular human clippers and it works just fine for trimming the sharp ends of the nail. Emery boards help to file it down a bit too. The trick is getting them to sit still for long enough. Try clipping just a few fingers at a time if they get wiggly and want to run around.

Thank you! I actually attempted to clip his nails but I got scared and didn’t lol. I will try an emery board first!
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby krba201076 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:50 pm

I trim my beardie's nails weekly. I use human nail clippers and just get the very tips. I wrap her in a wash cloth sometimes if she gets too squirmy. Some weeks I don't get every single nail because she is too squirmy but that's okay.
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby AliHat » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:39 am

krba201076 wrote:I trim my beardie's nails weekly. I use human nail clippers and just get the very tips. I wrap her in a wash cloth sometimes if she gets too squirmy. Some weeks I don't get every single nail because she is too squirmy but that's okay.

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Re: Sharp nails

Postby kmwilson042182 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:13 am

If you clip them make sure you have some stiptic or whatever it is called to stop the bleeding if you accidentally get into the quick. Same as when you clip a dogs or cats. If you cut to short they will bleed
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Re: Sharp nails

Postby vrenee1018 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:25 am

I clip Tampico's with small human clippers. I wait until it's close to her bedtime when she's sleepy. She has no issues then. Haha
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