This is a Nail Trimming Must Have! Professional Pet Products Nail Safe Styptic Powder is a time honored brand and a smart item to have on hand when trimming your pets' nails. Quickly stops the bleeding caused by nail clipping and minor cuts. Also relieves the associated pain, providing for a less stressful experience for the pet and the handler. For dogs, cats, puppies, kittens and ferrets. Simply apply to the nail and add pressure to stop bleeding. Keep your fur baby off rough surfaces, such as concrete, for an hour or so to prevent irritating the nail. Can be used for minor cuts too. Contains Benzocaine to reduce pain. This is an item you hope you won't need but will be happy to have on hand...just in case a nail is trimmed too close.