help please! How to give treats

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How do yall give treats to your dobermans with our get hurt? LOL I had my hands cut and bleed by those sharp teeth. What I need is her to take it but not snatch therefore dragging my fingers over her teeth. Yo-ow! Thanks

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And How much of the toe nail point can I cut off ... :o ????

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How do yall give treats to your dobermans with our get hurt? LOL I had my hands cut and bleed by those sharp teeth. What I need is her to take it but not snatch therefore dragging my fingers over her teeth. Yo-ow! Thanks

When she does that, hollar in pain, shake your hand and make like you are in real pain. In short, put a guilt trip on her. And no more treats for a while. Later, try it again, and see if she does better. You have the Yorkies, if you have one that is very good about it, have the two out. Give the Yorkie a treat and when they take it gently, praise her. When Lady Izzy takes it, if she nips you, go though your routine again. It won't take long.

Princess now takes the treats very gently, even more so than Red, who I used as the example when Princess was a small puppy.

As to the toe nails, use fingernail clippers to clip on the sharp points (about 1/16") and then an emery board to round off the cut edges. As a guy, they last me a very long time. I used to use ones my late sister left behind after one of her visits, I actually had to buy a package a year or so ago. (I use the file on my finger nail clipper on me).

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And How much of the toe nail point can I cut off ... :o ????

I wanted to share this wonderful link on dremeling dogs nails. I dremel all of my dogs toenails and it is quick easy looks nice and you never have to wonder if you are going to cut the quick. This link that I'm including gives detailed pictures and how to's great article on toenails and how to care, what they should look like. My litters are all used to being dremeled by the time they go to their new owners. Enjoy!
http://homepages.udayton.edu/~merensjp/doberdawn/dremel/dremel.html

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I have found a wonderful groomer right here in Baja ( of all places) that only uses a dremel. Amd ar you ready for THIS?? She only charges five dollars!! Sofia loves going in for her bi-monthly pedicure!

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I have found a wonderful groomer right here in Baja ( of all places) that only uses a dremel. Amd ar you ready for THIS?? She only charges five dollars!! Sofia loves going in for her bi-monthly pedicure!

5 that is a great price. I do mine once a week, if I wait any longer than I have to fight to get them back and keep them short.

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Rick thanks yes I have nice sweet Yorkies! So I will try that. How ever those sweet Yorkies are stressing me about the food...but that is another post for later. Yes I clipped the point off but I didn't even think of filing. Thanks!  :)
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Finally a reason to use the thing. I bought the dremel for the Yorkies, but noooo they didn't like it and cause them too much stress. So I bought cat nail clippers which works awesome for the Yorkies! THANKS  :D

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Awesome Kate not sure what they would charge here for just nails. I do all my own grooming...well not all I do have one Yorkie, Queen Furgie!!! She has to be clipped once a year. She is what they call a blue and silver. He coat is so beautiful..I don't know why blues have  to have skin problem....  :(  >:(

Here is my Mothers Day card form my fur babies

You can see Furgie is cut like a schnauzer...it just helps to keep her cooler!

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I also use a dremel for Snoopy and he does really well with it.  It took some time to get used to it but once he got comfortable with it I think he kind of likes it now because he gets a treat.  Which brings me to the treat thing. 

With Snoopy ever since I brought him home I have done the "Easy" command but it is more like EEEEAZZZY and if he goes for ir too aggresively I snatch it away until he can do it properly.  Now he slowly moves his head forward and barely grabs it with his front teeth and runs off with it.  he has gotten really good at it, but I did want to teach that very early so it would stick with him because I have little kids.  Now my two sons which are 7 and 3 can give him treats, and I taught them to do the same thing when giving treats.

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Hey SnoopyDobe Thanks I am going to try that too. Cause I have sliced up hands lol and one bled pretty good. EEEEAZZZY snatch EEEEAZzzzzzzZZY got it!

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Yeah, puppy teeth are actually little needles painted white. She should start losing them in about a month and when her permanent teeth come in, while they will be sharp, they won't be those little needles.

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Better  ;) we are working on EEEAAASSYYY!