What Animals Require Nail, Claw or Beak Clipping?

At Mercer and Hughes we usually see the following pets for routine nail, claw or beak trimming. Though any species of animal with beaks or claws may require a trim at some point.

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Birds’ beak and claws
  • Tortoise beaks
  • Hamster claws

Regular Dog Walks Help Keep Claws Short

2 claw or nail clipping treatments a year

Vet Nurse or Vet Surgeon?

Your vet nurse is able to trim the claws of your pet cat or dog, but more exotic pets such as birds, reptiles, or amphibians, will need to be seen by a veterinary surgeon.