You are trimming your dog’s nails and you accidentally cut the quick (the blood and nerve supply in the dog’s toenail) with your nail trimmers. How do you stop a dog’s nail from bleeding?
Dog Nail Care
Discovering your dog ripped a nail off and is now limping and covered in blood can be quite distressing. Luckily, integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby is here to help. She explains what to do if your dog rips a nail, why dogs tend to rip nails off, and how to prevent it from happening in the future.
Understanding dog toenail anatomy is critical for being able to successfully cut your dog’s nails. It can also be helpful for learning how to apply ToeGrips or recognizing when something is wrong with your dog’s nails. Integrative veterinarian Dr. Julie Buzby is here to help with an informative look at dog toenail anatomy.