Farriers Killeen TX
750 S. Amy Lane
Harker Heights, TX
Where your pets are spoiled and loved in the grooming process. We have grooming for cats, dogs, ferrets, etc. We also have boarding and doggy day care. Open Monday-Friday 07:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Doggie Day Spa
214 S Main St
Copperas Cove, TX
Experienced, gentle groomers. Clean and safe environment. Excellent quality and service. All breeds welcome! Homemade pet treats, Greenies, and Solid Gold pet food available. Pets do not have to stay all day! Appointments available!!
The Grooming Shoppe
707 West Loop 121
Let your loyal companion enjoy a day of pampering and prissing in a safe and relaxing enviroment. We cater to all breeds and feline grooming. Priding ourselves in a clean,friendly atmosphere where your dog can receive a simple bath or a stylish do.Specializing in what a owner wants and your pets need.Open Mon-Fri and every other Sat.walk-in nail trimming welcome
Misty Wind'S All Breed Grooming
121 N 2nd St
House Of Grooming
505 N 38th St
2208 E. Hwy 190 Suite 2
Copperas Cove, TX
Full service pet salon and spa. Homemade healthy dog bakery. Fun tropical paradise theme. Clean and sanitary, with Experienced Academy trained groomers.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services
Crossroads Grooming Salon
Crossroads Veterinary Hospital
Copperas Cove, TX
Crossroads Grooming, provides a clean, full service salon for your dog or cat. All breeds and sizes welcome. Offering reasonable prices with quality work. Call to make your appointment with professional Pet Stylist, Brandi. Open Monday- Saturday 8am-5pm(254)542-8700 Have your pet treated like family... not a number!
9881 F.M. 2657
The Paw Spa offers dog grooming by the owner, Bonnie Roberts. Bonnie is a Grooming School Graduate, and has over 20 years in the art of dog hair. Appoitments are available weekends and some evenings for the working owners , who just have no week day time.
Roomin N Groomin
123 Yates Rd
4807 Trimmier Rd
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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