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hooves

(ho͝ovz, ho͞ovz)
n.
A plural of hoof.
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The hipposandals could have been fitted on two or four hooves. The front hooves would have been fitted with hipposandals equipped with front-facing loops, that would have then been tied together.
A video uploaded by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council showed a team of conservationists sedating the African mammal to trim its hooves.
Vets examined them and discovered that their hooves were so bad that the donkeys were suffering.
Farriers are responsible for preparing a horse's hooves and for fitting the metal shoe onto the hoof, he explains.
The vet also mentioned that one of the giraffes from a trio brought here last month had died, adding that the only surviving male also had cuts in its hooves and was being treated.
The front leg hooves had a rotten smell and some wetness between the claws.
Like a lot of other goat keepers, I prefer to use my bare hands, but I do keep povidone iodine handy in case I cut myself (or accidentally cut a hoof too deep and cause it to bleed), and I wash my hands immediately after trimming hooves. I also keep my tetanus shot up to date.
In the wild, hooves are naturally maintained by the hard and coarse ground surface.
While all their hooves needed attention, 30-year-old Oreo was so emaciated and neglected his bones were protruding from his 30 weak body.
Bear Claw Necklace issue, #300--The gentleman (Rob Nichols) making "claws" from cow hooves is relying a lot on a grinder to shape his claws.