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I haven't used this product, but I do use a battery powered dremel on my dogs' nails.

Very easy to use and no struggles. Smoother nail, also.
 

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Like Skye'sMom, I also use a "regular" Dremel tool. I bought mine for about $15 from the local hardware store and I use the round sandpaper bit things (whatever they're called) for Dremeling the nails.

I've heard from people that this Peticure is essentially an overpriced Dremel that does what any other $15 Dremel from the hardware store does, except it's marketed for "pet people" and marked up accordingly.

Dremeling dog nails is pretty easy and gets them a lot shorter than using nail clippers, without the risk of cutting into the quick. I really like doing them that way.
 

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I'm the same as Historian. When I first saw it, I thought "dremel with a cover" On another forum there was a discussion that included people who had actually bought one and the leaning seemed to be that they were cheaply made. Weren't too many positives.

On their webaite, they now even have a cover for those who already had a dremel:
Peticure Safe Guard
 

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okay, i work at a pet nutrition center, but we also have a grooming shop. i have talked to a few people that have bought the peticure. they said that if you already own a dremel, don't rush out to buy a peticure and waste your money. it does work great, but is nothing more then a fancied up dremel. now, if you don't already own a dremel, then go for the peticure. the problem with this product is it's kind of misleading. they commercial it for like 29.99. if you go to their site they will tell you that this one only does dogs up to like 40 pounds or less. if you want to do dogs with larger nails you have to upgrade to the peticure elite which costs way more. i have a battery powered dremel which i got off of hechinger's online for 30 something bucks. you can also go to home depot or lowes and get the recharagleable ones, but if you are going to shell out 50 bucks or more i would go with the peticure. there are some nice features on it that the plain ole dremel doesn't have. all in all it is worth the money for a first time dremel buyer, but i wouldn't trash the plain old dremel to go buy one.
 

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well, first of all it has like this plastic cover and it is like a barrel. in the barrel are different size holes for different size nails. so what you do is stick your dogs nail in the hole. it helps to stabilize the nail instead of the regular dremel. this cover (case) also collects all the nail dust that the regular dremel doesn't have. the smelly dust just flies all over. it's really hard to explain the way it is designed, but if you go to the website petacure.com or something like that, you will see what i'm talking about. in my opinion and this is just my opinion only because i do own a dremel, it is worth the expense for the first time dremel buyer.
 

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well, first of all it has like this plastic cover and it is like a barrel. in the barrel are different size holes for different size nails. so what you do is stick your dogs nail in the hole. it helps to stabilize the nail instead of the regular dremel. this cover (case) also collects all the nail dust that the regular dremel doesn't have. the smelly dust just flies all over. it's really hard to explain the way it is designed, but if you go to the website petacure.com or something like that, you will see what i'm talking about. in my opinion and this is just my opinion only because i do own a dremel, it is worth the expense for the first time dremel buyer.
 

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Thanks! I was wondering how it differed from the Dremel.

You would think having that cover would actually hinder you from dremeling the nails nicely and smoothly. I know I move mine around quite a bit to get a nice, smooth finish on the nail.
 

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I've been considering buying this product too. I have a Dremel, but it's not cordless. I've never tried using the Dremel to cut a dog's nails - although I have heard that is a great way to go.
 

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I use an ordinary plug-in Dremel from the hardware store. It works great on the dogs' nails.

I actually started several years ago buying a cordless model, but was not satisfied with the RPM/power...or how fast it ate batteries. So I went out and bought the corded kind, and have been very pleased.
 
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