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Just a general question- is it safe to wear nail polish

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Hi. Just a general question- is it safe to wear nail polish around dogs? Could you be exposing them to anything toxic if you’re wearing it on your own nails?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Did you see what the dog ate?
Customer: N/A
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: Small breed. Chihuahua cross.

It is completely safe and there have been no studies to report otherwise.

Vets and vet nurses will frequently wear nail varnish when working.

Once dried, I would have no concerns.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Great, thank you. What would your opinion be on acrylic/gel nails since they use more chemical products?
Again , there is no known danger to them and many owners and vet staff will wear acrylic nails around dogs with no noticable reactions or adverse effects.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for answering