Surgery Preparation

B. Clipping

  1. Dogs are clipped with Laube Cordpack clippers, with a #40 blade (Figure 5).
  2. Clip starting at the tip of the sternum to the inguinal area (Figure 6).
  3. Remove excess hair with vacuum or by hand (Figure 7).

Figure 5 -- Laube Cordpack clippers with a #40 blade

    The greatness of a nation
    can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

    -- Gandhi

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Figure 6 -- Clipping starting at tip of sternum

Figure 7-- Removal of excess hair

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