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Nail Clippers

December 16th, 2004, 09:09 PM

Here is my stupid question for the day. We have an 11 week old american eskimo and would like to clip her nails. The thing is we forgot to put nail clippers on the puppy list! My question is because she is so small can we use cat clippers on her for the first time and then go out to purchase dog nail clippers. Are they basically the same thing? Thanks for the advice and i apologize for the stupid question.

December 16th, 2004, 10:46 PM
if they fit, of course get cat clippers.. they'r SOOOO tiny tho, take a look

ask a sales associate in a pet store. (bring ur puppy in, they love that)


Little Angels
December 17th, 2004, 07:03 AM
Not a stupid question at all :)

Always better to check if you have doubt.

Enjoy your puppy

December 17th, 2004, 08:55 AM
If the nail fits in, and the blade is sharp, I see no reason to not use what works. I would clean the clipper between cuttings though, just in case you cut the quik on the dog. Cat's nails are a hot-bed of bacteria and cross-contamination wouldn't be fun.

Good luck!