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Pet Care Plus
(713) 501-6076
La Porte, TX
Services
Pet Massage, Specialty Pet Products, 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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Coddled Critters
(281) 728-9001
Houston, TX
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Animal House of Nassau Bay
(281) 744-7447
18021 Upper Bay Rd.
Houston, TX
Description
Full service, all breed dog & cat grooming. NASA, Clear Lake. Kennel & boarding. Daycare available. First class service with spa services including hydrospa baths, aromatherapy shampoos, natural flea remedies. Safe, friendly, professional grooming. Boarding including free playtime & doggie walks at our area lake and parks! All in the heart of Space Center Houston/Nasa.

Clear Lake Dog Wash
(281) 286-2641
16444 Sealark
Houston, TX
Description
Clear Lake Dog Wash offers both full-service all breed grooming and self-service bathing. Open Tuesday-Friday by appointment and Saturday is walk-in for self-service only. Raised bathing platforms, ramps, warm water, and quality shampoos, conditioners and professional equipment make bathing your dog quick, easy and pleasurable for you and your dog. We provide everything but the dog from aprons to dryers.
Services
All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Vet Referred

Roman Grooming & Boarding
(281) 424-1711
6016 Bayway Dr
Baytown, TX
 
Tender Lovin' Care Pet Services
(281) 896-2772
Houston, TX
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, 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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Giddy Up Grooming
(832) 656-0214
Giddy Up Grooming
Dayton, TX
Description
We service the Dayton and Houston area out of the Dayton Vet Clinic located at HWY 146 in Dayton Texas. We offer medical care along with full grooming. Specialize in all breeds. Also offer a frequent flyer program.

The Mutt Hut, LLC
281-334-MUTT (6888)
1000 Anders Lane
Kemah, TX
Description
We offer basic grooming services such as dog bathing, nail trimming, ear and eye cleaning, and drying. We are a full-service facility inside the Mutt Hut, dog daycare in Kemah. Hours of operation are M, W, F 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Appointments are requested!

Added Touch Pet Spa
(281) 744-7447
PO Box 592
League City, TX
Description
Professional grooming. All breed dogs and cats too! Doggie Spa services include teethbrushing, hydrosurge spa bath, blowdry and brush out. Extra services available.

Town N' Country Grooming
(281) 421-2240
5218 Railroad Ave
Baytown, TX
 
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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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