Trimming your pets nails on a regular basis is a good idea for a number of reasons. First of all the more they are accustomed to having their nails trimmed the more comfortable they'll be once they return.
In addition proper nail length can avoid painful injuries that often occur due to the fact that their nails are too long. The longer your pets nails are the greater the chance that they'll get caught up on something and break where they are not supposed to.
There are several tools used for trimming a pets nails. The most most popular are the scissor type or the guillotine type. The guillotine type seems to be the easiest to use and the one most pets seem to prefer.