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I have a 7 month old pup that likes to chew on her toe nails. Is this a common thing? She likes her back paws and then starts to chew on her nails. I am not sure if there is something bothering her. I have inspected them to make sure there is nothing stuck in her paws. Just thought maybe she is a weird little girl.
 

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Teddi does this. I too check to make sure there is no "reason". So far no I have not found an issue, but she does seem to do it more when I let her nails get long. So when I see her doing it I trim her toes.

I have not figured out which nail she tries to chew, I do know her dew claw on one leg curls in (wish they had been removed) so it could be that bothers her.

Curious to see how many others have this "issue".
 

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Lucky does this right after she has had her nails trimmed as well. I thought maybe because I have the vet clip them rather than grind them. Not sure, I think next time I will have them do the grinding as her nails started to chip the last time.
 

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Lexi does this when her nails are too long... especially her dew claws...
 

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Lucy bites her nails. I think that is hysterical. I wish I could get Desi to do the same - save on clipping time.
 

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My previous golden Chip used to do this, but only his hind paws. I got the biggest kick out it. I didn't have to trim those nails very much.
 

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I used to have a doberman that kept her own nails trimmed. I wish that I could teach all of my dogs how to do it so that I wouldn't have to. Clipping nails is my least favorite job.
 

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My previous golden did this as well. I have heard that it could be due to allergies, food or environmental.
 
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