Cutting Guinea Pig Nails?

Should you cut guinea pig's nails?

Guinea pigs require regular nail trimming. The frequency can vary among animals but should occur once a month at a minimum. Clipping nails more often will help to create a routine and prevent the quick, or blood supply at the center of the nail, from growing closer to the tip.

Can you cut guinea pig's nails with nail clippers?

Nail Clipping. You can use human nail clippers or nail clippers designed for cats and other small animals. … Aim to clip your guinea pig’s nails at least once a month, although you can do it more often if necessary.

What happens if you dont trim guinea pig nails?

If you don’t cut a guinea pig’s nails what can happen is their nails will start to curl up and they won’t be able to do some of their normal activities and can also sustain injuries if they’re left uncut for too long. So because of that, it’s always a good idea to make sure that their nails are kept at a decent level.