While it can be easy to overlook, nail care is essential for your Great Dane.
As a giant breed, your Great Dane’s paws take on more work than smaller breeds. If pad and nail care aren’t taken seriously, they could experience orthopedic, gait, or posture issues.
Which nail clippers should I get for my Great Dane?
Depending on which product you feel more comfortable using, we have two recommendations for nail clippers.
Best scissor-style clippers
The first is the nail clipper, which is a scissor style clipper. This style provides great cutting power for quickly trimming your Great Dane’s nails. However, you’ll want to be careful to not cut too deeply into their quick!
With the GoPets Nail Clipper, trimming nails is now a breeze. Plier style nail cutters allow for more control, better visibility, and safety than a guillotine cutter. BONUS nail file included with your purchase!
Check the current price of the GoPets Nail Clipper on Amazon.com.
dremel nail trimmers
Our second recommendation is for the dremel instead of scissor action for shortening your Great Dane’s nails.
Dremels trim the nail more slowly and lessen the chances of hitting the dog’s quick. However, some Great Danes are not a fan of the vibration sensation. Just something to consider when choosing between a scissor style and
This kit allows you to quickly, easily and safely trim your pet's nails. The rechargeable, battery-powered device uses a 60-grit sanding drum to comfortably trim toenails in a manner that is designed to be harmless and humane.
Check the current price of the Dremel 7300-PT 4.8V on Amazon.com.
Best Styptic (Clotting) Agent
Regardless of which clipper type you go with, you absolutely want to keep some
It only takes tiny bit of the powder to clot up a cut, so even a small bottle lasts a long time. We recommend the Remedy+ Professional Groomer’s styptic powder.
Cardinal Styptic Powder will quickly stop bleeding due to clipping nails or wings, or for minor, superficial cuts to the skin such as nicks from shaving. Manufactured in the USA in our 100% Solar Powered Facility!
Check the current price of the Remedy+ Styptic powder on Amazon.com.