Maintaining your dog’s nail health is an essential part of their overall well-being. Regular nail trims not only keep your furry friend comfortable but also prevent potential health issues. While the frequency of nail trims may vary depending on various factors, it is generally recommended to have your dog’s nails trimmed every 4-6 weeks.
Consulting with a veterinarian is crucial in determining the ideal frequency for your specific dog. Factors such as breed, activity level, and the environment in which they spend most of their time can influence how quickly their nails grow and require trimming.
Neglecting regular nail trims can lead to discomfort for your pet. Overgrown nails can cause pain while walking or running, and in severe cases, they may even curl into the paw pads, leading to infections or mobility issues.
By maintaining a regular schedule for nail trims and seeking guidance from a veterinarian, you can ensure that your beloved canine companion stays happy, healthy, and free from any potential complications related to their nails.
Nail trims are something we are always doing at Oxford Veterinary Clinic. Please give us a call at 662-234-3930 to set up your next appointment.