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I recently just bought a Dremel Lite 7760--it actually looks like the same model is also marketed as a pet dremel (Pawcontrol), but it doesn't have the fancy little attachments to keep the dog nail in the right place (that attachment seems to have iffy reviews especially for bigger dogs.)
It is not as powerful as the dremel I've been using, but so far, at least, it seems to have enough power for nail-trimming for me (more than a lot of the off-brand pet dremels out there.) But I only have one dog and he is not a dobe. I like it because it has a USB charger, but haven't really used it that often yet. It is quieter at low settings and a little easier to use than the other heavier-duty dremel I have--that one is ancient though, a little clunky, and it has suffered and gone through a lot over the years--it doesn't even work on the low setting anymore.
I can't give you a recommendation for it yet because I haven't had it long enough or used it enough (I'm not quite as religious as some are here about nail-trimming--heresy) to say whether I like it. So far, so good, but I dunno about its durability. It's cheaper, but you usually get what you pay for.
It is marketed for light craft jobs though--my old dremel is very useful around the house and I don't know that this one is powerful enough to do some of the jobs I throw at the old one. So all around, you may do better to get a heavier dremel if you don't have another.
And to add again--I just pulled it out and trimmed Hairy's nails (he'd been needing it) paying a lot of attention to the power issue. I'm thinking it might not be powerful enough for a big dog/dobe nails.
Last edited by melbrod; 05-21-2020 at 04:12 PM.