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Dog Nail Trimming

Nail trims can be very stressful for some animals. Here at Halifax Veterinary Hospital, we emphasis low-stress techniques on making these experiences more positive. We often start with a lot of treats, which can help the animal associate nail trims with a positive stimulus.

What kind of grooming services are offered?


Nail trims, matt grooming and sedated grooms.

What is the cost for grooming small, medium and large dogs?


For pricing, please contact the hospital and we will be happy to provide you with a quote.

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