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Nail Clipping

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I plan on getting 2 male Guinea pigs in August, after researching further about Guinea pig health I realized that the nails will need to be cut when neccescary. I am also aware of the quick and the fact that cutting the quick can lead to a result of pain for the Guinea pigs. Please comment how to trim the nails in the most safest way. :D
 

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I plan on getting 2 male Guinea pigs in August, after researching further about Guinea pig health I realized that the nails will need to be cut when neccescary. I am also aware of the quick and the fact that cutting the quick can lead to a result of pain for the Guinea pigs. Please comment how to trim the nails in the most safest way. :D
Hi! It is great that you are doing your research well ahead.

Please consider adopting guaranteed healthy and character matched, stably bonded boars from a good rescue and don't go for two pretty babies that hit the teenage months together and only then find out whether their personalities mesh or not.
Guinea Pig Rescue Centre Locator
Boars: A guide to successful companionship.

A rescue can also show you how to best cut nails. Many UK vet clinics allow you to bring your guinea pigs for a nailcut and are happy to show you for a small fee if you are unsure. @pig in the city has given you our guide.
 
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