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Thread: White dog nails
08-30-2008, 04:08 PM #1
White dog nails
My bully has some black & some white nails. The white nails seam to get damaged a lot. Doest anyone have suggestions to strengthen the nail?
08-30-2008, 04:15 PM #2George Guest
08-30-2008, 06:18 PM #3Premium Member
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In my experience, white nails are the softest. When you say damaged, what exactly do you mean?
09-03-2008, 06:04 PM #4
Her nails split, crack or break. I think it is because of the deck but I can't fence in my yard. She mostly is in a fenced in area that is on or around my deck. She doesn't walk on pavement much. She is not crazy about her nails being clipped either. I might try one of the dremel grinders to keep them short. She never breaks a black nail.
09-03-2008, 11:28 PM #5
White nails tend to be softer then black nails. You could try keeping them trimmed down, but also if shes younger puppyish her nails may be softer aswell.
09-04-2008, 12:11 PM #6
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that's cause the black nails are made of concrete....lol... at least it seems that way when I try to trim Mollie's.....lol
Try putting a paving slab where her water bowl is or a few if you can. This should help keep her nails down naturally without cutting them. How long are they?
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