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Farriers Chehalis WA

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Pink Poodle Pet Boutique
(360) 273-8220
20933 Old Hwy 99 SW
Centralia, WA
Description
Groomer/Owner Robin is a very dedicated pet groomer and pet lover who enjoys grooming and caring for all small to medium breed dogs. Robin has been grooming since 1976 and has been in business since 1988. Pink Poodle just relocated to a 500 square foot salon. Groomings are by appointment only and the shop is open Monday - Friday. She specializes in Poodles and mixed breeds, with individual styling being the main focus. All pets are fluff dried.

Clip Joint
(360) 864-4800
PO Box 632
Toledo, WA
Description
Reopened after not grooming for several years. Full service specialized for small breeds - grooming, styling. Owned & operated by 30-year-experienced Master Groomer. We offer pickup and delivery to select areas and believe in giving your pet the time and care they deserve and need. Open by appointment Mon-Fri. Some weekend appts can be arranged.

Joy of Pets
(253) 353-6717
Lakewood, WA
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Doggie Day Care, Behavior Modification, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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The Cats Meow
(360) 679-3378
Oak Harbor, WA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Home Buddies In-Home Pet Care
(360) 834-2275
Camas, WA
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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Pawsitively Pampered Pet Salon
360-273-2813 or 360-239-5654
18105 Pendleton S.W.
Rochester, WA
Description
Offering a wide variety of services from basic Bath and Brush to elegant Spa packages with aromatherapy, mineral wraps, treadmill, and peticures, your Master Groomer Andrea Jean will make each experience perfect for your companions so they will leave happy, rejuvenated and wanting to return for more. The special needs of puppies and geriatric dogs are always met. All breeds are welcome at this safe, secure, relaxed salon.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Sandy Nolan
(253) 254-9333
Gig Harbor, WA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Pooper Scooper Service, Grooming, Overnight Pet Boarding, Doggie Day Care, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Home Sweet Home Pet Care
(360) 292-9401
Olympia, WA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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2 Dogs & A Cat, LLC
(425) 379-6136
Everett, WA
Services
Specialty Pet Products, 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
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Your Grl Friday
(360) 731-4581
Poulsbo, WA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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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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