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Q: Can you declaw a rabbit

August 16, 2009 | By APPLEISSOCUTE11 | 8 answers | Expired: 1935 days ago

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Animalbunnyluvr
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Aug 28, 2009

NO you cannot declaw a rabbit. They are pretty scratchy, but thats just how they are. You can cut their nails, however. But just be sure you dont cut the quick (for us it would be like where the skin starts) or they will bleed. With a white rabbit you can see it very well. Its the part of the nail where you begin to see pink. Try to cut the nails a little bit in front of that, but if you accidentally get it use flour or cornstarch to stop the bleeding. Hope this helps!

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Sallyspetspaandsalon
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Aug 20, 2009

I wouldn't have your rabbit declawed. One trying to find a vet that will do it is hard work. As declawing is considers cosmic surgery and most vet won't do it. Two declawing doesn't always work. Sometime the claws will grow back and/or sometimes this can cause other bad behavers like chewing. If you can't clip the rabbits nails yourself then find a groomer, vet, or maybe a rabbit breeder that can. You may also look for the plastic claw covers like they have for cats and dogs. They last about a month depending on the animal. It may be less to start with on a rabbit. Because they are not at active as other pets. So they would have more time to try to get them off. If you get the plastic covers make sure that you have the rabbits nails trimmed first and then put them on.

Hope this helps you out

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Renee
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Aug 19, 2009

Get a pedi paw

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Paige B.
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Aug 17, 2009

NO NO NO NO NO NO NO a million times no... they should not, and cannot be declawed... and neither should cats.

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Denise L.
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Aug 17, 2009

Please do NOT declaw (which I don't think is possible anyway) your rabbit. I'm also against declawing cats because it's very cruel & can very bad consequences for the poor animals. You just have to keep up on trimming their nails, that's all.

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jackie
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Aug 17, 2009

never declaw a rabbit just cut the nails but be careful of the quick

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sharon e.
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Aug 17, 2009

Don't declaw your rabbit. Most vets won't do it anyway. I see no reason for it. All u need to do is trim the nails at the tip.

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Sheltervt
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Aug 17, 2009

no, you cannot... nor should you.

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