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Happy Paws Pet Care Services
(815) 347-1666
Joliet, IL
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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The Dog Wash, Inc.
(815) 467-5544
524 W. Mondamin St
Minooka, IL
Full service pet grooming & self service dog wash. $13 Self Service Baths & $5 Nail Trims. 15yrs experience. Once you come to us you will wonder why you went anywhere else. Your pet will look clean, smell clean, and feel clean. We do not do production grooming. It is one on one with your pet to elimate the stress for your pet. Self service prices include shampoo, towels, & dryers. We also groom cats.

(815) 729-1160
406 Moen Ave # 1
Joliet, IL
We are a full service grooming salon. Self serve wash available. Quiet & clean environment. Large or small, We love them all! Monday to Saturday by appt. Walk ins welcome.

Gail the Groomer
(630) 956-2245
328 Bertram Drive
Yorkville, IL
Professional, certified, compassionate stress free grooming in my home salon located in Yorkville, IL.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

K-9 Clippers
(815) 729-1160
406 Moen Ave Ste 1
Rockdale, IL

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All Paws
(815) 634-8664
690 S. Broadway
Coal City, IL
Coal City's full service dog and cat grooming. Insured, Certified, Member of N.D.G.A.A., Pet-CPR, and Gentle hands technique. Clean safe environment. Top of the line products and equipment. Dawn Carter is a kill shelter rescue worker and foster parent. She volunteer's her time assisting scouts in earning pet care badges. Discounts offered for seniors and military service members. Puppy/Grooming training and discounts for pups 3-9 Mo. Open strictly by appointment, days, nights, and Saturdays.

Diva Dogs Pet Salon
(815) 795-3372
600 Gumm Ave.
Marseilles, IL
I am a mulitple award winning stylist with nearly 20 years experience. I am a member of GroomTeam USA and was ranked among the top 10 stylists in the USA in 2006. I am pet CPR certified and a scissoring specialist. I work by appointment only, one-on-one with your pet. There are no barking dogs or other stressful distractions that come with a high volume shop.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Beauty Bone
(815) 726-4176
409 Allen Street
Joliet, IL
Grooming done in my home by appointment only. Also provides pick up/drop off service. Call Donna at 815-726-4176
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services

Tailwaggers Dog Grooming
(815) 941-2503
107 W Illinois Ave
Morris, IL

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All Fur Dogs
(815) 741-4346
2183 Marmion Ave
Joliet, IL

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Shoe for Rough Ground


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. 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

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

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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