Farriers Lansing MI
5171 Cutler Rd.
Kathy is a groom school graduate that will pamper your pet in a loving enviroment. I love to hand scissor, but also have fun deshedding hairy dogs. Pick up and delivery available on request. Worker friendly hours. Open noon to eight, with some "flex" hours available upon request.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery
Ruff Cuts LLC
100 State Street
Professional groomers providing a personal experience and quieter atmosphere for your pet. Generally your pet may be picked up within 1.5 to 2 hours after drop off. Our grooming service includes nails clipped and ground, ears cleaned and plucked, anal gland expression, bath, blow dry, brush and hair trim as desired. Specialty shampoos and conditioners are used as needed for no extra charge.
Back Alley Pet Grooming
306 N. Clinton Ave.
Saint Johns, MI
We offer professional quality pet grooming at affordable prices. We offer pickup and delivery services of your pet for an extra small fee. Open Monday - Friday, by appointment only.
Waverly Animal Hospital Pc
233 S Waverly Rd
Comprehensive Animal Hospital
4410 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
824 S. Diamond Rd.
We are a homebased grooming salon, dedicated to the care of your pet. We use only natural products, and work by appointment only. Our services are provided in a quiet, friendly atmosphere. Professionally trained groomer. Appointments are available evenings and weekends.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services
The Groom Room
4735 N. Williamston Road
"A spa experience in every groom" The Groom Room Small Pet Styling Salon and Spa welcomes your small pet under 30 lbs., both cats and dogs. We offer natural products, hand scissoring, hydromassage, fluff drying and aromatherapy spa packages performed by professional stylist, Sharon Kremsreiter. Vet approved, flex hours, over 30 years pampering your pets. References available.
Wag'N Tails Pet Resort Mobile Grooming
2802 Alpha Access
Waverly Boarding & Grooming Llc
233 S Waverly Rd
305 N MARKETPLACE BLVD
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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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