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Depending on how long they are you may be able to use a dremel (which does have a secondary effect of cauterizing the quick) instead of clippers.
If they are really long your veterinarian can sedate him/her and then cut the nails back. Groomers usually have dremel tools as well as lots of experience cutting nails.Dremel tools can be a little difficult to use, so rather than purchasing one right away you may want to see how the dog reacts and whether it’s adequate to work the nails back as they need to be.
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