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Hoof Claws and Paws Pet Sitting Services
(972) 313-5588
Lewisville, TX
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Personable Pet Care
(469) 252-4780
Frisco, TX
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Club Canine
(940) 383-2766
7800 East McKinney Street
Denton, TX
Description
A full service salon located at a beautiful and clean boarding facility. Our groomer Karen has over 15 years experience in animal care and grooming. She grooms all sizes and breeds, giving extra attention to elderly or disabled pets.

Barks-n-bubbles
(940) 458-4497
202 Bolivar Sstreet
Sanger, TX
Description
Professional all breed dog grooming.

My Second Home
(972) 625-2526
6805 Main Street
The Colony, TX
Description
We produce happy groomed dogs!! Our salon is "free roaming" which means all our guests roam freely and play throughout the entire salon. There is very limited caging, which results in less stress and happy grooming experiences. We offer full service grooming to breed standards and/or your specifications. Daycare & Boarding is also available.

Peggys Ultimate Pet Sitting
(817) 913-8287
Roanoke, TX
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Every Dog's Day Canine Resort & Day Spa
(972) 294-5477
8795 Preston Trace Blvd.
Frisco, TX

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Dog Days Day Spa for Dogs
(940) 497-3175
4451 FM 2181
Denton, TX
Description
The best dog salon & small dog daycare in Texas! Over 20 years pet styling experience. Member Member: Iternational Society of Canine Cosmetologists. Dog grooming, canine massage, small dog daycare & boutiuqe. Specializing in custom clips. Organic products, pesticide free flea shampoo, toothbrushing, nail trimming, coat carding.

Pretty Paws Grooming Salon
(817) 491-2771
208 So. Oak Street
Roanoke, TX
Description
Our groomer & owner Kathleen has 25 years experience grooming, training and showing dogs. She will provide your pet with a stress free, relaxing environment by allowing your pet to "Hang Out" in the gated area of the salon. We use all natural Kelco Shampoo & Conditioners. Open Monday - Saturday.

Pawsh Pets Mobile Spa and Grooming
(972) 625-1733
5049 Arbor Glen
The Colony, TX
Description
The convenience you demand, the Compassionate Care your pets deserve! We use only the Best pet products. Specialty Spa services available.
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

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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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