Posted by: Amanda | June 24, 2007

Puppy pedicure

Molly detests having her nails clipped. I’ve tried everything; everything that is except Daddy (re: Andy – I know we’re silly).

For me Molly bucks like a wild horse. Growling and running away at the slightest glimpse of the clippers. She even runs away if I reach for the something on the same shelf.

Not once have I ever hurt her nail. I’m very careful with her.

Saturday, Andy decided it’s time for a clip. He put Molly on his lap and was putty. She just let him cut away with not so much as an eye-roll.

I guess I know my place in the pecking order.

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  1. ugh, nail clipping! My dog hope isn’t too bad about it, she doesnt like it, but she’ll let me do all of them in one sitting if i promise to rub her belly a little in between paws:) Now my bf’s dog Cujo, he’s another story, (he’s a rottweiler) and it take me to rub his belly and keep the squirming to a minimum while john clips. There is much vocal protesting and he growls in a grumpy way poor doggy !

  2. I was always afraid to clip Zoe’s nails (or any of the other “girls” for that matter) I always had them clipped when she went to the groomer for baths.
    Our daughter Susan has a dog that will actually put out her paw and get her nails clipped. When they finish with one they tell her OK, and she puts out another paw.
    I am convinced the dogs know what they can get away with and with whom. Zoe never gave Wm. the grief she gave me.


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