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Polished Pups Grooming
(309) 698-8266
1220 Beth Ct.
East Peoria, IL
Description
Polished Pups offers grooming in our home, where we treat your pet like he is our own. We do not run them thru like an assembly line. We take time to get to know your pet and not stress them. I have worked for several vetetinarians as a tech, I am pet first aid and CPR certified, and a grooming school graduate. I've had 40 years of experience working with dogs and would love to have the chance to get to know and love your pet.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Noah's Art Pet Spa
(309) 745-9654
209 Rosewood Drive Washington
Washington, IL
Description
Sue is an experienced state accredited school graduate specializing in grooming small-medium dogs in a low-stress environment. Hand scissoring, pawprinting, pet photos,& gift baskets are also available. Natural, high quality skin & coat products are used on your pet. Quadruped's & Natures Specialtie's are retailed here. There is never extra fees for medicated shampoos or conditioners used on your pet. Day & eve appts. are available.
Services
Special Care Appointments , Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Deb's Grooming
(309) 369-5155
4516 NE Scenic Dr
Peoria, IL
Description
Deb's Grooming offers a relaxed and caring enviroment. Debbie is a patient and compassionate groomer. Your dog will feel at home. Debbie has been a groomer for 26 yrs. All dogs big or small. Pickup and delivery available. Open Tues to Sat. Special appointments available also evenings. Specialinzing in long haired breeds.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

East Side Animal Hospital Pc
(309) 698-8680
2406 E Washington St
Peoria, IL
 
Pet Kennel & Pet Grooming
(309) 682-6665
1624 W War Memorial Dr
Peoria, IL
 
Guccipucci
(309) 686-1237
3309 N. Prospect
Peoria, IL
Description
When your dog needs to look as good as you do...Stylish haircuts, hydrotherapy baths, doggie daycare and a pet boutique. Clean, spacious and fun environment. Your dog will love it! By appointment only, Tuesday thru Saturday.

You Dirty Dog
(309) 266-8813
Field Shopping Center
Morton, IL
Description
Professional, clean, non-smoking full service grooming salon. Also offering gourment dog treats, Lupine collars & leashes, Greenies, Retro Pet.

Polished Pups Grooming
(309) 698-8266
1220 Beth Ct
Peoria, IL
 
You Dirty Dog
(309) 266-8813
1933 S Main St
Morton, IL

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A Plus Professional Pet Grooming
(309) 679-9350
813 E War Memorial Dr
Peoria, IL
 
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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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