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Pretty Puppy Salon and Day Spa
(402) 932-5660
13924 X Circle
Omaha, NE
Description
Pretty Puppy Salon & Day Spa strives to give your pet the relaxing experience that you yourself expect. Grooming can be a frightening experience for some dogs, so the less going on around them, the better. Your pet will be hand bathed and fluff dried for a soothing and massaging experience. No cage dryers used. Patience, understanding and care go into each grooming your dog receives.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Bark Avenue Pet Grooming, Inc.
(402) 496-4005
3731 NO 153 Street
Omaha, NE
Description
Suzanne Wilke, owner, has been a certified groomer for 35 years. She is dedicated to provide caring, professional attention to all pets, and quality grooming. Our staff is very experienced with several 20+ yr.certified groomers. We have a 3,500 sq.ft. state-of-the-art facility. Daycare offers indoor and outdoor facilities.Open M-F 6:30A.M.-6:30 P.M. . We also have a pet boutique attached.

A Best Friend'S Pet Palace
(712) 256-9540
2735 Avenue A
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Petsmart Pet Grooming
(712) 366-8060
815 Mcdermott St
Council Bluffs, IA
 
A Best Friends Pet Palace
(712) 256-9540
2705 West Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Pawsitively Treasured Pet Spa
(402) 515-0549
14616 Echo Hills Drive
Omaha, NE
Description
We are a pet spa that offers a clean, safe, and personal one on one spa session for your little treasure. We do not use kennels or kennel dryers, only fluff dryers. Each spa session averages about one and one half hours. In my experience one on one spa sessions help to alleviate unnecessary stress often brought on by a long day of being at the groomers.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

PawPrince & Princess Small Dog Grooming Salon
(402) 680-1829
3810 S.192nd Ave.
Omaha, NE
Description
The highest quality of care while grooming your sweet little pup! Specialty pampering for ALL mixed, mini, toy, and designer dogs under 30 lbs. Enjoy $5.00 off your first visit!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Vet Referred

Tricia's Pro K-9 Grooming
(712) 323-0738
2931 Avenue G
Council Bluffs, IA

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Midlands Animal Clinic
(712) 323-0939
2410 W Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Tricia'S Professional K-9 Grooming
(712) 323-0738
2931 Avenue G
Council Bluffs, IA
 
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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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