Chilly Weather, Happy Pets: Winter Grooming and Paw Maintenance

puppy in snow.

As the winter season unfolds, we’re here to guide you through the steps to ensure your furry companions remain snug and content. If you’re a pet owner in Michigan, you understand the particular challenges this time of year can bring. At Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates, we’re dedicated to keeping your pets comfortable and healthy, no matter the weather. 

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How Do I Trim My Cat’s Nails?

A photo of cat claws.

Those little murder mittens make for aww-inspiring Instagram posts, but they can quickly turn an innocent biscuit-making sesh into grimace-inducing torture. You power through putting your cat in a carrier for her wellness visits, but doing that every few weeks for nail trims sounds like a no-go. Can you trim your cat’s nails at home? With patience and a solid strategy, the answer is yes!

Our team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates understands that cats don’t always make the best travel companions, so we’ve compiled our tips on how to trim cat nails at home.

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Tips for Trimming Your Pet’s Nails

A cat frowns while having its nails trimmed.

If your pet’s toenails are click, click, clicking their way across the floor it means it’s time for a “peticure.” A cat’s nails typically need trimming every two to three weeks, while a dog’s nails need clipped every two to six weeks depending upon the breed and lifestyle. 

Taking your pet to a professional groomer is one option, but frequent pet spa appointments aren’t always practical, particularly for cat parents! Here are tips from our team to help make at-home nail trims as stress-free as possible.

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