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Dog Grooming and Nail Trimming

Two of the most popular questions we are asked are do we trim nails and do we groom dogs? Our answer is yes! Clappison Animal Hospital is happy to provide these services for our clients.

Grooming is a very important part of your dog’s health and can also improve their lifespan. All breeds of dogs need daily brushing this keeps them comfortable. Grooming your pet regularly lets you know if there any any new lumps or bumps, scratches or other skin problems.

Nail trimming is equally as important for your dog’s health. Nails that grow to long can cause pain when walking for it puts pressure on the toes. Untrimmed nails can also grow in to the paw pads causing infection.

How often should I cut my dog’s nails?

Most often dogs get their nails trimmed every 6 to 8 weeks. This can vary though, depending on breed, how much exercise they have on hard surfaces and if they chew their nails.

Most clients get their dogs nails trimmed if they hear them clicking on the floors, getting caught on fabrics or if they see them chewing their feet.

How much does dog grooming cost for small, medium and large breed dogs?

Our groomer Stephanie has been in the business for over 20 years. She has been certified for grooming different breeds and sizes of dogs and has also been award medals for grooming competitions she has competed in.

Please call Clappison Animal Hospital today to speak with Stephanie or our reception for a quote on your dog’s grooming.

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Nutrition and Weight Focus

August and September at Clappison Animal Hospital we are helping our clients with Nutrition and Weight Loss for your pets.If you would like to have a free consultation with a Registered Veterinary Technician to help you with your pet’s nutritional needs please call us at 905-689-8005 and we will be happy to help you.In the meantime, here are some tips for getting your furry friend's nutrition and weight on track!Christine Attridge-Hardy

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