Farriers Clovis CA
The Sudsy Mutt, Inc.
10069 North Maple AVe.
Open 7 days a week!Call for times. We offer full service grooming, (specializing in Kat kutz)a self service pet wash, & can do ANY show clip :) call for an appointment. No appointment needed for self service wash or nails.
We also carry specialty items, foods & training products. What we don't carry in our groom shop we carry next door in our pet shop "Captive Critters" Featuring Fresh & Salt Water Fish
Lorie's Pet Palace
612 N. 6th St.
Our groomer and owner, Lorie Grisso, is a commited pet lover and has patience with every animal. she has knowledge and will pamper your dog to the fullest.Call for appt. 559-647-5416 Open 7 days a week
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, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred
765 W Herndon Ave
Maria'S Dog Gon' Clean
1418 Clovis Ave
615 W HERNDON
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Grooming Tails Pet Salon And Sitting
90 E Escalon #106
We offer full-service grooming, Self-service, Pickup and delivery, Boarding and daycare. Family owned with a loving staff your friend is our friend!! reasonable rates.
615 W Herndon Ave
754 3rd St
470 Shaw Ave
Dogz 'N Catz
1418 Clovis Ave
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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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