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How do you cut tortoise nails?

Discussion in 'General Tortoise Discussion' started by UMDRunner, Apr 2, 2008.

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  1. UMDRunner

    UMDRunner New Member

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    I think my russian needs a nail trimming. How long is too long? and if they are too long, how do I cut them?
  2. stells

    stells Guest

    i don't i just give bits of slates and rocks for them to climb over and they wear down themselves. Russian do tend to have longer nails it helps them with all the digging they love to do ;)
  3. UMDRunner

    UMDRunner New Member

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    ok, so it probably isn't a big deal?
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    My vet did my hermans nails didnt take much off though.
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