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Viking Lady

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dew claws
« on: October 28, 2008, 04:06:33 pm »
I have been reading some posts about trimming dew claws, and wrote briefly on another post subject about having them removed. I think Luke has the floppy dew claws. I guess that is detached. Why would some Pyrs have one kind and others have another kind? Am I right in understanding that you all think the detached ones should be removed so they won't get caught on things? We are in a fenced back yard situation so won't be out in the woods or anything. Or does that not even matter?

Tonda

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Re: dew claws
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2008, 02:56:05 am »
If your pup is not having problems with them and your vet says they're secure and fine (that they're normal, attached, dew claws) leave 'em as they are.

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Re: dew claws
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2008, 03:08:05 pm »
Double dew claws are part of what makes a Pyr.  Ursa's are kind of floppy and a pain to trim around but I'd never consider removing thm. 
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Viking Lady

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Re: dew claws
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2008, 03:12:59 pm »
Thank you. I have decided the same from what I've heard on here. I didn't want to mess with nature unless it was risky to keep them on.