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Marian's Pet Services
(801) 452-1235
Marian's Pet Services
Ogden, UT
Description
Sleep Overs Benefits: 24/7 attention in our home. No outside kennels! Over 15 years of pet care, training & grooming. Your requirements: Your pet is not aggressive toward children, adults or other animals. You supply the food and, if possible, in-door kennel. I also offer baths and brush outs for your pet, including; dogs, cats & caged pets. I use a commercial line pet shampoo (Kelco "Filthy Animal").
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

K9 Designs by Tammy
(801) 513-5189
2154 Oak Ln.
Layton, UT
Description
My name is Tammy Ellis. I own a full-service salon in Layton. I focus on low volume and high quality grooming for your pet. I am an award winning pet stylist, and look forward to making your pet look and feel his or her best! Not cheaper, just better!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Show Grooming Services

Petsnippity
(801) 682-2151
2260 N Valley View Dr.
Layton, UT
Description
Mobile pet grooming. Grooming your best friend at home. Serving Ogden to Bountiful. No cages. Saves you 4 trips to the shops. No more stressed out pets. All sizes of dogs and cats. If you love your pet call Petsnippity today.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred

Aaa Mobile Pet Grooming
(801) 395-1615
2249 Gramercy Ave
Ogden, UT
 
Brookside Animal Hospital
(801) 399-5897
690 Wall Ave
Ogden, UT
 
Diane's Dog Grooming
(801) 782-7789
524 W 2000 N
Ogden, UT
Description
Diane grooms out of her home so she can give more one on one attention to your beloved pet. No distractions with other dogs being here. The pet gets in and out faster, no waiting in an assembly line atmospher like at other shops. Specializes in small to medium size dogs. Appointments only. No Sunday grooming.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments

Scotty's K9 Design LLC
(801) 360-1215
Harvest Hills Sub.
Layton, UT
Description
Owner/Groomer Tricia Mower has returned to grooming out of her home in Saratoga Springs. She has over 7 years experience grooming and is committed to giving you excellent service at affordable prices. Our salon is designed to groom all breeds of dogs and cats. Open Mon. Wed. Fri and Sat.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Brookside Animal Hospital
(801) 399-5897
690 Wall Ave
Ogden, UT
 
North Ogden Animal Hospital
(801) 782-4401
1580 N Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT
 
Stef'S Animal Attractions
(801) 392-9888
482 12th St
Ogden, UT
 

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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