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Nails/Nail Trimming Just had the easiest time trimming nails

lunarminx

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Two of the piggies had poo stuck to their nails and normally I held a soaked paper towel to the nail until the poo softened to pick off but this time I put all the pigs in the tub with a inch or so of warm water and left them until it started to cool. One at a time they came out, got dried off and the nails clipped and only one fought it. We got all 5 girls done in half the time it normally took. A buddy bath for nails!
 

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did they like the water? interesting! ALso - how often do you have to cut their nails? My piggy is still little and it's never even occured to me to clip his nails...
 

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That's a really good idea! I only ever cut my toes after I'm in the shower because they're more flexible after they've been soaked in hot water, I guess it wasn't as uncomfortable for them this way.

beckieL when their babies it's not quite as important, I try to keep mine at about an eighth of an inch long, but the back for you tend to be more like a quarter of an inch
 

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