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PLAY TIME PET SITTERS - When You're Away Your Pets Get To Play!
(719) 475-7297
Manitou Springs, CO
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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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Canine Campus
(719) 448-9600
3116 Karen Place
Colorado Springs, CO
Description
Make sure to schedule your lucky dog for a campus spa experience like no other. Campus Clippers (inside Canine Campus) is a professional grooming salon, where canine co-eds are treated like valedictorians. Have your dog professionally groomed by a Campus Clippers Cosmetologist before you pick them up from their commuter or room & board visit.

Hairy d-tails Pet Salon
(719) 574-8976
786 Hathaway Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
Description
Hairy d-tails is a full service pet salon offering dog and cat grooming services by very caring professionals. We are open Tuesday - Saturday from 8:00am - 5:30pm

Tailored Tails Grooming Salon and Pet Spa, Inc.
(719) 596-8245
Tailored Tails Grooming Salon & Pet Spa
Colorado Springs, CO
Description
Our grooming salon is different. We employ only educated or Certified Professionals. We provide video monitoring at all times! We also have an indoor dog walk area. We are fully computerized so that we can maintain detailed notes about your dog's grooming as well as before and after photos. We create a calm and soothing atmosphere for your pet and safety is our priority. Ask for a tour any time.

Groomingdales
(719) 471-9037
908 N Cir Dr
Colorado Springs, CO

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Lucky Dog Resort and Training School
(719) 599-9663
4401 Mark Dabling Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
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A canine exclusive, full service kennel, groomer, daycare and training school. Grooming available 7 days a week by two highly skilled grooming school graduates, both dedicated to professional grooming results and the gentle, precise handling of your special dog.

Aspen Meadows Pet Resort
(719) 282-6000
1535 Paonia Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Description
Our new facility offers pet boarding, daycare, Weekday outings, pet taxi, and full-service grooming salon by an award-winning groomer, Kristen. She's not only an award-winning groomer, but also a professional dog show handler, vet tech, trainer and a breeder of show dogs; Labs, Goldens, & Rottweilers. Kristen specializes in Furminator Shed-less programs, Behavioral problems, and cats!

Loony Groom
(719) 930-0233
3148 Deliverance Dr
Colorado Springs, CO
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Loony Groom offers the lowest price around 7 days a week and the fast and loving care for your dog, no caging grooming bath, brush nails, style, furminator, blow dry. Ask about Pawbucks Referral system. Ask for Chrissy
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

PetSmart
(719) 570-1313
571 NORTH ACADEMY BOULEVARD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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Animal Emergency Care Centers
(719) 578-9300
3775 Airport Rd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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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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