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Bowwow-Meeeoow Pet Sitting
(815) 469-7579
Frankfort, IL
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Camp K-9 Pet Resort & Spa Inc.
(708) 798-4473
18501 S. LeClaire Ave.
Country Club Hills, IL

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Pawsitively Adorable Dog Grooming
(708) 489-5359
13721 S. Lawler Ave.
Midlothian, IL
Description
I am a certified dog groomer with a lifetime love of dogs. I groom in the comfort of my home, where only one dog is groomed at a time from head to tail. This includes a bath, nails, ear cleaning, and a full professional groom. Appointments can be made by phone or e-mail. I groom during the day on Wednesdays only. Only small - medium sized dogs.

Happy Hounds Grooming Shoppe
(815) 464-3088
Heritage Plaza 3-E
Frankfort, IL
Description
Gentle and compassionate groomer with certification with accredited school,animal CPR and animal nutrition.Over six years experience. Quality grooming at reasonable prices. Member of ASPCA and Almost Home Foundation.

Pet-Tacular Pet Grooming, Inc.
(708) 478-0011
11600 Francis Rd.#3
Mokena, IL
Description
We are a full service grooming salon that takes pride in a clean, friendly environment. Our grooming includes bath, nails, pluck/clean ears, express anal glands and haircut. Owner Julie Forkal has 5 years veterinary experience and 8 yeara grooming experience. Tours of our facility are available. Our normal hours are Tuesday- Friday 7:30-3:30 Saturday 8-4. Sundays by appointment. Earlier drop off and later pick up times available

The Pooped Pooch
(708) 418-0706
Lansing, IL
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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At Your Bark and Call, Inc.
(708) 274-3789
Mobile Pet Styling
Orland Park, IL

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BowWow's Pet Laundry
708-388-PETS (7387)
2406 Union Street
Blue Island, IL
Description
The best family pet grooming salon proudly serving Blue Island, Beverly and many surrounding suburbs for over 25 years. Does your Lab look sad? Want your beagle to look regal? Call for an appointment at our quaint and charming shop and our talented staff will put the WOW back in your BowWow! Usually open after 8:30am, Tuesday through Saturday, by appointment.

Brandy Alexander's
(708) 535-9663
15412 S. 70th Court
Orland Park, IL
Description
Our grooming salon will keep your pet looking and feeling reat! We offer a complete line of services, including baths, haircuts, and nail clips. We believe in providing every pet with a low-stress and relaxing grooming experience, and offer special handling for young puppies and elderly dogs.

Posh Pet Day Spa
(773) 881-1837
11104 S. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL
Description
Our pet friendly grooming salon offers top quaility styling & care. Our 2 groomers with 15+ yrs each experience assures you & your pet complete services. All breeds dogs & cats. Also adjacent is our doggie day care facility. Flexible hours.Check out our dog-training classes.

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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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