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For Pet's Sake Veterinary Center P.C.
(518) 745-1177
1405 Route 9
Fort Edward, NY
Description
A full service salon, with the security of a veterinary service. Our skilled professionals offer dog grooming, health care and doggy day care. Our first class groom includes a bath, nails, ears, comb out and clip. We can also provide pawdicures, toothbrushing, flea treatments, specialty shampoos and more! Cats welcome! Open Monday-Friday. Grooming on Wednesday and Friday.

Yankee Clipper
(518) 668-2547
2199 Canada St # B
Lake George, NY

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Puppy Love Pet Salon
(518) 587-1575
418 Geyser Road
Saratoga Springs, NY

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A1 Critter Sitters
(631) 284-3252
Riverhead, NY
Services
House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Dog Training, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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JWalk LLC
(888) 592-5547
Flushing, NY
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Doggie Day Care, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Neils Pet Salon And Dog Daycare
(518) 798-8286
324 Quaker Rd.
Queensbury, NY
Description
Full service pet salon offering all-breed dog and cat grooming and dog daycare. Owner operated, we make sure that your pet feels at ome whether here for a makeover or to play for the day.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

PetSmart
(518) 580-9374
3033 ROUTE 50
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY

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Woofs 'n Whiskers
(718) 237-0298
Brooklyn, NY
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Pet Transportation, Grooming, Doggie Day Care, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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For All 4 Paws
(917) 617-9027
Staten Island, NY
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, 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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Pets a Go Go LLC
(914) 458-4181
Briarcliff Manor, NY
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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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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