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Would it be ok to trim my dog's coat with regular hair trimmers?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:23 PM on Jul. 3, 2010 in Pets

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  • I guess you can try it. I'm not really sure what the difference would be. I would suggest to just do a small area to see how it looks first.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 9:25 PM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • Yes but thier hair tends to be a little harder on trimmers so if you use them for you family or something I'd probably just get another trimmer for the dog, so you aren't ruining yours...
    Blueliner

    Answer by Blueliner at 11:54 PM on Jul. 3, 2010

  • I've always used my hubby's trimmer on my dogs as well. It works fine. It's a cheap battery operated $5 one that is mass produced for Christmas. Used the same one for 6 years now.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 11:46 AM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • One of my dogs have long thick hair and every time I use clippers they get jammed up. I use regular scissors to trim the hair back and then use clippers to clean it up.
    merlynn

    Answer by merlynn at 4:38 PM on Jul. 4, 2010

  • yes its ok, if you have the different length clip ons put one on.
    IraqiVetWife

    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 1:42 PM on Jul. 5, 2010

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