How to Trim Rabbit Toenails

Companion Animals June 03, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

Trimming a rabbit's toenails can be an intimidating task. Once you are comfortable with how to properly restrain your rabbit, you can begin to trim its nails. It is important that you do not trim too close to the quick. Trimming your rabbit's nails will be a test of the trust between you and your rabbit but will be extremely rewarding to you as an owner after you have completed the task.

Watch the following video from the University of Nebraska — Lincoln Cooperative Extension to learn how to trim rabbit toenails.

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