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Happy Tails Pet Sitting & Grooming, Inc.
(248) 981-4064
Sterling Heights, MI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Longview Boarding & Grooming, Ltd.
(248) 879-0420
5403 Livernois Rd
Troy, MI

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Aussie Pet Mobile - Western Wayne County
(734) 730-2242
37452 Hills Tech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI

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K-9 Cuts LLC
(586) 731-0320
2282 Auburn Road
Utica, MI
Description
We are a full service grooming salon. I have been grooming for 15 years. We will make sure your pet has a positive experence. We have great hours sure to meet evryones needs. Open Sundays.

Furkids Canine Styling Salon
(586) 254-4307
8795 Pacton Dr
Utica, MI
Description
Furkids provides expert grooming where clients get high quality at low prices. I have been grooming and showing dogs since 1978. I groom any purebred or mixed breed dog. I offer the gentle hands of a true dog lover with a passion for the art of grooming and making your dog look and feel good. Furkids, grooming for a quality of excellence!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

A Best Friend's Buddy L.L.C.
(586) 783-7302
Harrison Township, MI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Aussie Pet Mobile
(248) 366-3264
1892 Heron View Drive
West Bloomfield, MI

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Personal Touch All Breed Dog Grooming
(586) 268-0613
40669 Drury
Sterling Heights, MI
Description
I have 35 years experience grooming dogs, I do all breeds. I groom each dog individually by appointment only. I am capable of doing all types of trims. I can do the big hairy shedding dog or the little guy that needs special handling. Grooming is a lifetime experience for your dog and I would like to take the opportunity to give your dog that great experience. I am open Monday through Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Olivia's Pet Resort
(586) 323-8000
47318 Van Dyke Ave.
Utica, MI
Description
Professional Grooming. Hypo-allergenic shampoo, Nail triming, and ear cleaning.

Fuzzy Friends Grooming
(586) 268-6770
5647 E. 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI
Description
A full service salon, offering dog and cat grooming at reasonable prices. We also offer a self-service pet wash area for those looking to bathe thier own pet. Walk-in nail trims are available during normal business hours. Open Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 8:30am-4:30p and Sat. 9am- 3pm. Closed Sun and Thurs. Grooming by appointment only.

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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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