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Pet Pals, L.L.C.
(225) 218-7149
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Doggie Play Camp
(225) 354-9151
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Grooming, Overnight Pet Boarding, Doggie Day Care
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Pet Sitters International

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Geaux. Sit. Stay., LLC
(225) 933-6132
Prairieville, LA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Pet Planet USA
(225) 744-2636
Pet Planet USA
Gonzales, LA
Description
At Pet Planet Usa we offer full grooming treatments for cats, dogs and Exotic pets all breeds and all types of hair styles. Dog, puppy, cat, kitten, birds, exotic animals and reptiles items.

Stay Doggie Day Care Salon & Boutique
(225) 302-5926
711 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 
K9 Krewe
(225) 364-9247
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Expert Animal Care
(225) 892-5444
Zachary, LA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Cinderella's Pet Palace
(225) 363-6779
40235 Hwy 42
Prairieville, LA
Description
Cinderella's Professional Pet Grooming & Boarding Where your pet is royalty. My team and I offer a fun, loving relationship for your pet. Closed Monday's. Tues - Fri 7:30 - 5:30 Saturday. By appt only.

A Pet Salon
(225) 644-2636
14115 Hwy 44 Ste A
Gonzales, LA
Description
At A Pet Salon all of our accomodations are designed with comfort in mind. From our cozy kitty condos and private doggy suites, to a complete grooming salon and retail center, no effort is spared in making each of our pet guests feel right at home, and giving you peace of mind while you are away. Open Sun 6-630pm Mon-Sat 7:30-6:00pm.

PetSmart
(225) 929-9590
8660 AIRLINE HIGHWAY
BATON ROUGE, LA

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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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