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Rebecca Fry Hopkins
(440) 829-3808
Berea, OH
Services
Pet Massage, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Pooper Scooper Service, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Dog Training, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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The Lab Lady Dog Grooming Service
(440) 748-6404
33023 Woodstone Circle
North Ridgeville, OH
Description
My love for animals drew me to become a certified dog groomer. I will give your pet the utmost personalized care and grooming while keeping in mind safety is my number one priority. I use only organic, hypo allergenic and tearless products. Evening and weekend appointments available.

Creature Comforts Pet Styling Salon
(440) 895-9676
18839 Canyon Road
Cleveland, OH
Description
As President of the Professional Cat Grooming Association our head groomer is THE CAT groomer in the western suburbs. This CLEAN - PRIVATE AND QUIET homebased salon is perfect for your loved one.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Pampered Puppies Kennel
(216) 252-6858
3260 W 121 Street
Cleveland, OH
Description
A full service salon and kennel offering dog and cat grooming as well as boarding and daycare for dogs. Your pet will be pampered by our groomer Brenda Holtz. Brenda is wonderful and gentle with each pet and makes them feel comfortable through their salon experience. We are open Tuesday thru Saturday.

Lucky Dogz Grooming & Boarding
(216) 661-9600
4183 Ridge Rd.
Cleveland, OH
Description
Lucky Dogz grooming & Boarding - Salon and Vacation Spot for Dogz & Catz!! We offer grooming, boarding, self-serve dog wash, doggy day care, retail sales & gourmet bakery!! We are here to make your pet happy & healthy in every way! Caring and professional groomers at your service.

The Spotted Dog Pet Salon, LLC
(440) 934-4004
37140 Colorado Ave
Avon, OH
Description
An all breed grooming salon with over 14 years experience. Both dogs and cats welcome. In and out grooming, great for nervous pets making it stress free and a happy place to be. Full Grooming includes haircut, bath, toenails trimmed and ears cleaned. Special shampoos and teethbrushing available upon request. Open Mon,Tues,Wed,Thurs,Fri,Sat Every other Sun. Evening appointments are available upon request. Hope to see you and your pet soon.

Tip of the Tail Grooming Salon
(440) 777-9624
23844 Lorain Rd.
North Olmsted, OH
Description
This is a full service salon specializing in the grooming of dogs and cats. Your pet will receive superior care. Open Tuesdays 12pm-8pm and Wed-Sat 9am-5pm. Walk-ins welcome for nail trims. Pick up and delivery available for a small fee.

Classy K-9z Pet Boutique & Spa
(216) 476-4848
4076 Rocky River Dr.
Cleveland, OH
Description
Groomer with 22 years experience. We treat your pet like one of our own. Your dog or cat is done in 2 hours or less. We have a stressfree environment and offer cage-free grooming. We also offer a gourmet dog bakery, have a full line of collars and leashes, pet treats, shampoos, & toys.

Lucky Dogz Grooming
440-309-0856 -or- 216-661-9600
Lucky Dogz Grooming & Boarding
Cleveland, OH
Description
In a comfortable cage free or caged setting your pet will be groomed stress-free and be back home in less than 3 hours. I take the time and care to make sure your best friend looks and feels their best-all at a great price! Vet referred by Dr. Hart on Memphis Ave. I offer senior discounts special appointments. I also board and doggysit for my customers.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Pampered Pet Grooming
(440) 458-8755
2105 Grafton Rd.
Grafton, OH
Description
A full service grooming shop that is operated by an experienced and school certified pet groomer. All breed dogs and cats groomed to your specification. Operating 7 days a week by appointment.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

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Shoe for Rough Ground

 BY JENNIFER ZEHNDER • PHOTOS BY TED SHANKS

These four tips will help ensure your horse remains steady and sound over rocky terrain.

SHOE CLIPS
Unfortunately, says Shanks, clips received a bad rap from veterinarians back in the 1980s. At that time, not all farriers understood the science of applying the devices, and the technique remains a fear factor for most. Shanks and Teves prefer a handmade clip with a thicker base to the thin clips included on most factory shoes. Handmade clips “get in” the hoof to a small degree, rather than resting outside the hoof. The farriers burn, rather than hammer, clips into the hoof, and prefer to use quarter clips, which are located in the vicinity of the first and second nail holes on a hoof. This strategic setting keeps the shoe from being driven back. Hoof CareGOOD NAILS
It’s not always technique, but rather the location of the nail holes in a shoe that determine whether a nail “seats” well, Shanks says. Not only is finding a shoe that fits important for soundness, but so is finding one that has nail holes that meet a horse’s individual contours. A shoe with a nail hole close to the outside edge of the hoof is counter-productive for a horse with a low-angle hoof or steep hoof walls, Shanks says. When in doubt, farriers should build a shoe and punch their own holes for a truly custom fit.Hoof Care

PROPER FIT
Ill-fitting shoes work against your horse in rough terrain, exposing him to shoe loss, hoof damage and lameness. Manufactured horseshoes are available in hundreds of styles, sizes and weights, and farriers can also forge their own should ready-made products fail to provide the proper fit. The key is to purchase or build shoes that remain well-fit weeks after the final nail has been clenched, Teves says. Beveling the rough edges on each shoe further reduces snags.Hoof Care

POUR-IN PADS
Pads are the most common treatment for a tender- or sore-footed horse, and are also used to prevent soreness and injury. In rough country, h...

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