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Platinum Pet Service
(734) 737-0363
Plymouth, MI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Paw Print Inn Pet Resort & Spa
(248) 615-8500
41249 Vincenti Ct
Novi, MI

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A Clean Cut Pup
(248) 974-9308
30906 Bramley Cir
New Hudson, MI
Description
I have been a pet care professional for 21 years. I only use the best quality shampoos and conditioners. I offer complete grooming services for all breeds at affordable prices. We offer your pet pampering, tender loving care and respect. Treating them as if they are a part of the family while they are in A clean cut pups care. Evening and Sunday grooming is available by appointment. Open Monday-Saturday
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Canine Express Mobile Grooming
(517) 545-7646
2336 Argentine RD
Howell, MI
Description
I am a full service mobile groomer with over 25 years of experience of pet and show grooming. We only use the finest botanical all natural shampoos. Small and medimum size breeds only--Sorry NO cats.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Livestock Grooming services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Li'l Nell's Pet Salon, Self-serve Petwash & Doggie Daycare
(248) 926-8841
1320 South Commerce
Walled Lake, MI
Description
Li'l Nell's is a unique NO CAGE grooming salon. Dogs have full run of the salon and doggie daycare center while here. Self-serve pet wash available -all supplies provided. Pick up and delivery also available.

Li'l Nell's Pet Salon, Self-serve Pet wash & Doggie Daycare Center
(248) 926-8841
1320 South Commerce
Walled Lake, MI

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Aussie Pet Mobile - Western Wayne County
(734) 730-2242
37452 Hills Tech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI

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U Lucky Dog Pet Salon
(810) 231-3304
5586 E-M36
Pinckney, MI
Description
We have been pampering pets for over 20 years. We take great pride in offering our customers professional grooming services that are speicific to your breed of dog.Day,evening and weekend appointments are available. Open Monday-Saturday.

The Silver Bone Pet Styling Salon
(248) 889-7222
2309 N. Duck Lake Rd
Highland, MI
Description
Our experienced staff are committed to the health and welfare of your pets.Specializing in hand scissoring.We only use all natural products. We have over 18 years experience in the industry. We are a full service salon.Pick-up and delivery available. Open Monday - Saturday.

Micki's Pet Palace
(248) 698-9200
9135 Highland Road
White Lake, MI
Description
11 years experience has our groomer Micki. she is dedicated to bringer her costumers dog and cat alike, the cleanest, safest, and most tranquil environment available to her. All shampoos and cleaning products are all natural and all things that are provided, are provided with love and care!!

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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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