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Best way to clip nails?

Skinnypiggies

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What are the best techniques to clip or file down my piggy’s nails?
 

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It’s easier with two people, one person to hold piggy and the other to do the clipping
Wrap piggy in a towel with only the paw you are clipping exposed. Offer lots of treats! It can sometimes be easier to take a little bit of the nail at a time. You may find piggy will only tolerate one foot being done at a time, so it could take a couple of days to get all feet done.
 

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In addition, I would recommend to make use of our piggy whisperind tips to assure your piggy that you love them but also to remind them that you are in charge. Always start and end with love. It is something that I have learned from my own socially savvy piggies and have found that it goes a fair way in situations like grooming or medicating.
Understanding Prey Animal Instincts, Guinea Pig Whispering And Cuddling Tips

A lot comes down to practice and confidence which is something that you will only learn acquire in time. If in any doubt, cut just the very tip the first time round and keep in mind that piggies are very good at pulling the paw back at the last second so you want to use one hand to securely hold the paw.
 
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