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How to Trim Dog Nails That Are Overgrown

Fact checked by a Hello Ralphie expert veterinarian Trimming your dog’s overgrown nails can seem like a very daunting task. Luckily, our Hello Ralphie veterinarians can help simplify things and make the entire process less stressful for both you and your dog. When a dog’s nails grow out, the structures within the claw also grow. Each nail contains a collection of light pink-colored tissue, known as the quick. The quick contains blood vessels as well as a small but sensitive nerve. Ideally, when you trim your dog’s nails, you will avoid trimming them too short as doing so makes it