Farriers Evansville IN
Alpha Groom & Board LLC
6600 Hogue Road
Lindsey Fulton, our head groomer, graduated from the State-Accredited Animal Arts Academy in Carmel, IN. So whether your dog needs a basic bath and brush out, or a breed specific cut and profile, we are here to pamper your pet like it is one of our own. We offer the best grooming services available, as well as nightly boarding and day care services right here on the Westside. There is no dog too large, or too small!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services
Lil Doggy Salon
3200 N St Joseph Ave
Family Owned/Veterinarian Recommended. 20 yrs experience. Pet grooming in a salon atmosphere for superior one on one attention. No all day stays required! Low volume, high quality. Retail specialty store too! Unique, hard to find items for your dog. Food, treats, toys and more! Knowledgable staff to help you with your needs. Private consults for nutrition, training, health issues and breed questions.
Open Tues-Sat. Closed Sun-Mon
Grooming World All Breed Grooming
801 E Columbia St
Paula'S Pet Grooming
1908 W Franklin St
Greenbrier Animal Hospital
4307 N Green River Rd
A Shag & A Wag
6005 Forrest Park Dr.
We offer services from simple baths to full grooms. Large and small breeds excepted. We specialize in a less stressful grooming experience. We do kennel free grooming. We will always greet your pet by name! We offer pick up and delivery, along with limited evening appointments. While your pet is with us it is all about them. Your pet will love us!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery
Evansville Pet Grooming & Paws World
411 N Weinbach Ave
Spoiled Rotten Pet Grooming
3812 E Morgan Ave
215 NORTH BURKHARDT ROAD
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East Side Animal Hospital
4125 E Morgan Ave
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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.
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. GOOD 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.
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.
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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