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Anytime Pet Sitters
(702) 430-8909
Las Vegas, NV
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pam's Purrfect Pet Care
(702) 558-5689
7801 Bright Heights St
Las Vegas, NV
Description
Boarding and grooming offered in my home relaxed atmosphere where your pet will feel aright at home.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Melissa's Grooming, LLC
(702) 804-8788
9436 West Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Description
Family owned and operated, we cater to all of your dog and cats grooming needs. Each person here is committed to the health and welfare of every pet entering our salon. Available are regular and medicated shampoos and conditioners, complete with a much welcomed massage during bath time. Open Tuesday thru Saturday.

Barking Lot
(702) 456-5300
3742 E. Tropicana Ave.
Las Vegas, NV
Description
The Barking Lot, same location since 1985, is a full service salon offering dog and cat grooming by skilled professionals, over 100 years experience. Every bath and complete groom includes nail and dew claw trimming, brushing, bathing, ear cleaning and expression of the anal gland. Pick up and delivery service is available. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

PetSmart Pet Grooming
(702) 399-0508
6980 N 5th St
North Las Vegas, NV
 
Tammy Harper Grooming
(702) 525-7161
4601 N. Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV
Description
Dog & Cat Grooming performed at Caring Hands Animal Hospital (affiliated with Cheyenne West Animal Hospital) Hours by appointment, discount for multiple pets, use of animal hosp. services

Just Like Home Doggie Hotel And Grooming
(702) 558-5689
4872 W. Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Description
We provide certified pet grooming services with a wide selection of grooming options available. We also offer all day doggie day care where you can drop your dog off as early as 7am and include a groom just before pick up as late as 7pm.

Le Chien Grooming
(702) 655-4788
4028 N Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV
Description
Certified professional grooming, vet recommended. Over 20 years experience. Mention this ad to receive $5 off full grooming purchase on your first visit.

Paws 'N Claws Pet Resort
(702) 565-7297
640 Eastgate Rd.
Henderson, NV
Description
Our team of award-winning stylists are prepared to perform a magical makeover on your pet! Our pet groomers have many years of training and experience and are skilled at performing show-quality cuts for all breeds. If you're looking for something specific or out of the ordinary, style and cut for your pet. Special requests have included mohawks, lion-style cuts and bright pink poodles. You're only limited by your imagination!

Pawprints Animal Hospital
(702) 657-0444
5130 Camino Al Norte
North Las Vegas, NV
 
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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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