How to cut black dog nails
Before we get an idea that how we have to cut black dog nails or what are the methods to do this task carefully, we need to know first that why it is important to cut black dog nails?
Dogs are the most friendly pet on this earth. People enjoy their company by keeping them in their homes as family members. Why do human being like a dog as a pet much more? The reason is due to its loyalty, friendly nature and intelligence. A dog is not only our friend, but he is our guard or a protector as well. He is so much loyal to his owner that he stays up all night to protect his home, so his owner can sleep well. Why am I using the word ‘he’ for a dog? Always remember your dog is your family member it’s not an Animal but your friend. So never use ‘it’ for him. Try to call out your dog by using him or her. When your dog is so much loyal to you, then you have to take care of his health as well. Health is not about a yearly checkup for vaccination and all, but it’s about each and everything to be noticed and take care of. Besides other things that come into regular check-ups, another important factor to take care of your dog is to cut the Black Dog nails. We must know that why it is important to cut black dog nails?
How to cut black dog nails
Just like humans, your dog nail grows continuously, so, as we required trimming our nails properly same is the case with your dog. If we do not cut black dog nails on monthly basis, or it depends on that how quickly your dog black nails grow, it affects his health. Now the important thing is, how it affects the health of a dog? If we do not cut black dog nails, if we will not take care of a dog black nails, it will grow too long and when your dog will move around at home you can hear the sound of those nails, touching the floor sometimes, caught up in the carpet if you have. Sometimes too long nails can break which can cause a very painful condition for your dog, or it may lead to a disease called arthritis. Stray dogs also have long nails, but their nails go down naturally.
The majority of the people keeping dogs at home let their black nails go down naturally by doing different activities. Because cutting Black Dog nails is a stressful process for both the dog and for the owner both. How Black Dog nails can go down naturally? There are different activities such as jogging on the road, letting your dog chasing you while you are driving or riding a motorbike and something like that. But people most of the time do not know that these activities can be harmful to your pet dog. Because stray dogs are strong enough and used to of the outer environment, nature of different hard things like roads and hard surfaces etc. But your pet dog is not used to have such hard exercises and the outer environment. So, when you try to do so to let their nails go down naturally, keep in mind that you may leave your dog in a painful situation because they sometimes break it and damaged their p a w.
So, I request all the owners keeping a pet dog, please do not ignore Black Dog nails and try to cut them on regular basis once a month or twice a month according to their growth. As your dog can easily tear nails while playing with you are running around or having fun. If you will not take care of the nails, they will grow too long that they twist and make a curl which will touch your dog’s p a w and make it hurt.
How to cut your Black Dog nails is the main process that is stressful for the owner and dog both, so, few little tips can help you to cut your Black Dog nails. Different types of tools are available to cut your Black Dog nails with different styles. You have to see which tool is best for you that makes you less stressed. Mainly nail clipper is used for this purpose but make sure that the size of the nail clipper is according to the nails of your dog. Whatever tool you are using, always keep in mind that when you are going to cut your Black Dog nail you must be cautious about the nail quick. Nail quick is something that consists of blood vessels and nerves. This is a very sensitive part of your dog’s nails if you will cut it unfortunately your dog will bleed.
What I suggest is always let your dog sit peacefully with you, do not make any hassle, let him rest in your lap, hold the paw very carefully and gently, check out Black Dog nails from the paw and observe them closely. It’s very difficult to find out quick nail easily, especially while cutting Black Dog nails. So, all you need to do is to cut the little tip of your dog’s nails first, if you can see the whitish areas still, that means you are in the dead area, so, it is safe to trim a little bit more. I must not forget here to tell you that when you are cutting your Black Dog nails, try to cut it about 1 by 16th of an inch. Now start cutting your Black Dog nail step by step a little closer to the quick as soon as you see a blackish area, or it may be pink sometimes right before the quick, then you need to cut a very little bit of your dog nail and stop here immediately.
Unfortunately, if you are cutting the Black Dog nail, and you damaged the quick in dogs nail, don’t get panic and simply use styptic powder which helps to stop bleed from the injury that dog will have. In case of an emergency, if you don’t have styptic powder at home at that moment when you are cutting your Black Dog nails, then you can simply apply a little amount of flour or corn starch. It’s a simple home remedy to stop your dog bleed. If your dog behaves normal, then it’s OK, he will be fine soon but if you feel any weird activity, or you can see him paining, then you must contact your vet immediately.