Dog Dewclaws. Should You Have Your Dogs Dewclaws Removed?

A Dewclaw is a digit on the front or back legs of a Dog. Normally Dewclaws are present on the front legs and sometimes on the rear legs, although not as often. There is some debate about whether or not the rear Dewclaws should be removed if present. Do All Dogs Have Dewclaws? Normally all Dogs have them, at least on their front legs. The front Dewclaws are much sturdier than the back Dewclaws which quite often are very high up the leg and are basically attached by a flap of Skin. What Are Dewclaws For? Those on the […]