While clipping Lilly’s toenails the other day, I accidentally cut one of her dew-claw nails too short. I used that quickstop stuff to get it to stop bleeding, but then every time she went out in the snow, it would bleed again. So, being the Mr-Fix-It he is, Tom devised a solution.
He used a little superglue and a bit of paper towel to make a little cast-like thing, and it worked really well.
Once it dried, I had to trim away a bit of excess that got in her fur, and she licked the area for a few days, but we kept it clean, and all is well. She’s no worse for wear.
I know other people swear by the nail grinder, but I can’t imagine trying to get Lilly used to the noise and vibration. For now, we’ll stick with the turkey-for-toenails program, where I trade her food for each one she let’s me trim. I take just a tiny bit off once a week, and that seems to do the trick.