As responsible dog owners, we all know how important it is to trim our dog’s nails. However, many still have doubts that using a nail grinder is the best option. This article will explain how to use a nail grinder on a dog, and give you some tricks to ensure a pleasant experience for you and your pooch.
LuckyTail is a cylindrical electric grinder with a premium grinding head and safety cap to prevent overcutting. It’s a wireless device, so you can use it wherever and whenever you need it. LuckyTail has a two-speed setting you can adjust according to your dog’s nail thickness and your own comfort. The low speed is great for puppies, senior dogs, and those with very thin nails, while the high speed is perfect for adult dogs with thick nails.
The grinder is easy, safe, and intuitive to use. However, for best results, it is essential to follow the instructions.
Before you begin trimming, let your dog become comfortable with being around the device. Show them the nail grinder and let them get close, touch and sniff it. Then, turn on the device and let them get familiar with its sound. After that, gently rest the grinder on their feet so they can get used to its gentle vibration.
Once your pet is comfortable with LuckyTail, make sure to get their paw hair out of the way. If your dog has long fur, trim it prior to grinding or use your fingers to hold it away from the grinder’s spinning disc during the procedure. If you are new to using LuckyTail, use the protective cover that will prevent you from trimming your dog’s nails too short.
Ensure your pet is comfortable by the time you begin the grinding process. Remember, some treats and cuddles can go a long way to make your dog feel safe and develop positive associations with the grinder. We have created an in-depth tutorial on how to use a pet nail grinder at home to achieve excellent results. By the end of this video, you will be 100% confident about using a LuckyTail Nail Grinder and how to grind your dog’s nails stress and injury free.
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Trimming your dog’s nails can be tricky, and the last thing you want is to leave them too short, causing bleeding and discomfort. The LuckyTail Grinder is approved by vets as pet-friendly, making it safe to use on your dog. Shortening your dog’s nails in quick bursts ensures excellent visibility and complete control throughout the process.
The LuckyTail premium grinder is designed to protect your pets from overcutting and ensure a pleasant, stress-free experience. Some of the ways the LuckyTail grinder can give your dog a pedicure include the following:
The best way to grind your dog’s nails is one step at a time. Follow these instructions for the best results.
When you’re sure your pet is comfortable with LuckyTail, choose the low-speed setting and ensure the safety cap covers the grinding bit. Set your grinder to low speed and work on one nail at a time. Tilt your LuckyTail to a 45-degree angle and grind gently from the top of the claw. Follow the nail’s curve, and move your grinder slowly downward.
Repeat the above actions several times in short sequences. Keep your bursts to a maximum of five seconds and add breaks between to avoid overheating.
Once you’ve removed the sharp tip, use the grinder in a circular motion to polish and define the nail. About 0.08 inches of the nail should remain above the quick — the pink section containing nerves and blood vessels.
If your dog’s nails are lightly colored, it will be simple to spot the quick. If your dog has black nails, look from underneath the nail to spot the concave area.
After each nail — or when you think your dog needs a break — offer plenty of cuddles and treats as a reward. Positive reinforcement is the best way to get them to associate LuckyTail with something fun and pleasant.
Repeat the above steps with each nail.
Our team strongly recommends regularly changing the grinding heads on your LuckyTail Nail Grinder for the best results. Regular changes ensure your grinder is always clean and sharp, providing a smooth experience. Replaceable heads are made from high-quality material and professionally designed to fit your LuckyTail Nail Grinder. The key to grinding your dog’s nails is using the correct head for their nail type.
LuckyTail Grinding Heads come in three distinct varieties – Regular, Super Soft, and Extra Hard. The Regular heads are the most versatile and are designed for general grinding and shaping. The Super Soft heads are perfect for dogs with thin and brittle nails and are preferred by puppy and small dog owners. Lastly, the Extra Hard heads are perfect for larger dogs with thick and tough nails.
If you’ve tried trimming your dog’s nails with clippers, you’ve probably seen them panic or look uncomfortable. Clippers cut your dog’s nails in a straight line without considering the claw’s structure. Many dogs have had unpleasant experiences with clippers when the trimmer has mistakenly cut through the innervated area.
Clippers may be quick but leave imprecise results and sharp edges. The best way to grind dog nails is in stages so you can always see which part you’re trimming. The LuckyTail makes the trimming experience stress-free for your dog, as you can grind where they are most comfortable and enjoy a precision tool complete with LED lighting to see every moment of the process. With a range of safety features, there’s no doubt LuckyTail gives you and your dog a happier experience.
If you’re looking for better nail care for your dog, look no further than LuckyTail. Your pet deserves the best, and LuckyTail combines innovative technology with a genuine love for pets to give you the safest, easiest, most enjoyable way to care for your pet’s nails.
Feel free to visit our shop, get your LuckyTail today, and make your pet feel lucky every day.
We recommend to grab a few additional heads in advance to ensure the maximum grinding quality. Replaceable heads are made from high-quality material and specifically designed for LuckyTail device.
Quickly polish your pet’s nails with a coarse grinding head. It’s ideal for large dogs with thick nails.