Farriers Bella Vista AR
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Mc Kissic creek Rd
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Bow Wow Pet Styling
2882 W. Walnut S. (71 B)
Bow Wow Pet Styling has been in business for many years because we care. We care about your pet and we care about you. Your ideas, in our hands, makes a perfectly styled pet. We thank you for the opportunity to serve you and to seave TLC to you best friend.
The Dog House
4315 Landers Rd.
The Dog House offers professional grooming for all breeds in a fun, stress-free environment. When you come to The Dog House it's all about the dogs. They spend majority of their time outside in the play areas, or inside lounging on a bed, whatever they prefer!Stop in and see what we have to offer, your dog will be glad you did! Veterinarian reccomended. All vaccinations required.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred
New Hope Boarding & Grooming
109 E New Hope Rd
PetSmart Pet Grooming
2203 Promenade Blvd
Pawfect Day Spa & Boutique
2104 S. Walton Blvd.
We are a full service grooming establishment in a fun setting reflecting our love for your pets. Our customers expect nothing but the best grooming experience for their pets and we work hard to ensure that every visit to Pawfect is a great one.
Bow Wow Pet Styling INC
2831 W. Dogwood St.
Location, location, location says it all in this lovely 2700 sq, ft. home with 400 sq. ft boutique style shop. A home a business, a great area to live. Lakes, mountians and all four mild seasons. Would work for 1 to 3 groomers and a bather, I will stay on full or part time as needed. Definetly has more potenchel yet has enough for any groomer to be happy in a fast growing area.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred
2203 PROMENADE BLVD
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Faithful Friends Animal Clinic
5497 Champions Dr
All Dogs Clinic
220 S Dixieland Rd
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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.
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. GOOD 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.
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.
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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