Farriers Lebanon TN
Fancy Paws Dog Grooming & Supplies
685 B Nashville Pike
Owner Susan Thompson, is a commited pet lover who endeavors to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment for your dog's grooming and pampering. A full service salon. Your dog will be given first class service, which includes the best shampoo and conditioner for your dog's coat. Open Monday-Saturday, with Wednesday off.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred
Doggie Day Spa at Riddleton
67 Riddleton Circle
Jessica Kemp, the owner and groomer, is a committed pet lover who endeavors to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment catering to all of your dogs grooming needs. She ihas more then 15 years experience and will make every effort to ensure your pet enjoys the grooming procedure. Evening and weekend appointments are available. Open Monday-Saturday.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services
401 SOUTH MT JULIET RD
MT JULIET, TN
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Grooming By Dawn
112 Shivel Dr Ste D
1014 Glenbrook Way
Abby's Bed & Biskit
1039 Lavern Circle
We offer excellent professional grooms and baths for all breeds. 15 years experience combined! Gentle handling! Cats Welcome too! Appointments available Monday - Sat. Please see our website for details on our great boarding and daycare services! Pick up and drop off available. Nutro Foods served & sold here!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Vet Referred
Classy Clips Pet Salon
1213 Hazelwood Drive
Full service dog grooming of all dogs. Except for dogs 100 pounds or more. Skilled professional groomers. Baths, styling, nails, toothbrushing, conditioning treatments, hand scissoring. Call us...your pet would!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred
4642 LEBANON PIKE
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Shear Magic Pet Groomng /Pet Groomng
125 Walton Ferry Rd
Indian Lake Animal Clinic
105 Indian Lane Rd
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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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