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Assurance Petsitting by Jessica
(601) 270-8361
Sumrall, MS
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Affinity Retreat
(601) 336-7425
4403 West 4TH Street Suite A-B
Hattiesburg, MS
Description
A full service dog spa. Specializing in unique styles, colors, and paw moisturizing. We have daycare, boarding, pet training, and photography, and soon to open, The DogHouse Hotel, with themed rooms, and webcams. Arrangements can be made for special needs pets.

Pet Palace
(601) 261-1122
Univ Mall
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Donna's Pet Grooming Service
(601) 261-0973
1907 Broadway Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
 
PetSmart
(601) 261-0715
6143 HIGHWAY 98 STE 50
HATTIESBURG, MS

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Aunt Linda's Diva Dog and Cat Grooming
(601) 268-6999
5296 Old Highway 11
Hattiesburg, MS
Description
Simply the Best! Aunt Linda/Owner is a Certified Master Groomer with over 20 years experience and a member of the National Dog Groomers Association & National Cat Groomers Institute of America. We can do specialty clips, breed Standard Grooming and Show Grooming, Spa Treatments, Color and Tinting and more. We would love to have you and your furry family member visit and become a member of our family!

The Preppy Pet
(601) 579-9700
5296 Old Hwy 11 Suite 6-A
Hattiesburg, MS
Description
We are a upscale grooming and pet boutique located in the heart of southern Mississippi. We offer full service grooming with 3 full time groomers. We also have a beautiful boutique full of exqustie collars,clothing and bedding for your furry best friend. We welcome you to visit our shop Mon-Fri 8 til 5 .

The Preppy Pet
(601) 450-2462
5296 Old Highway 11 Ste 6a
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Preppy Pet
(601) 450-2462
5296 Old Highway 11 # 6a
Hattiesburg, MS

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Petsmart
(601) 261-0715
6143 U S Highway 98 Ste 50
Hattiesburg, MS
 
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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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