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Trimming nails

New_guinea_mum

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Hello again,
My boars are 6 months old. Live indoors in a spacious cage and have at least an hour a day down on the carpet.
Their nails look longer but not too long. Will there come a point I have to trim them? Or is their running around enough to keep them trim?
They are currently being moody adolescences. I know one of them would let me trim but the other prefers to be left alone
 

sport_billy

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You will have to trim nails. Always worth getting your vet on how to show you how to do this as Guinea pigs have a blood supply 'quick' to the nail. Which makes trimming dark claws particularly tricky
 
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