Pictures of declaw procedure

Father of the Laser Declaw Procedure (LDP)

Dr. Rod Hartwick, now retired, formerly of Island Wharf Veterinary Clinic 
in Chesapeake, VA


pictures below provided by King's Mountain Animal Clinic of Collinsville, VA (540-647-3714)


Dr. Joseph May is doing the Laser Declaw Procedure

First part of the Laser dissection on top of claw



Top view of dissection


More dissection near joint










  Separation of collateral ligament





After removal of claw 

Immediately after declaw, note the natural appearance of paw