I must admit. I was leery of these I was afraid they would not be strong enough for my hundred pound German Shepherds toenails, but they were They work wonderfully even a year later. They don't split or crack my dog's nails. They're actually amazing. You have the ability to adjust them. So you can't slide his nail into far I would absolutely recommend. He's to everyone. If you are worried about a nail clippers, this is the one I would go with.