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Farriers Texarkana AR

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Paws Ma Hall
(870) 774-7297
1810 N State Line Ave
Texarkana, AR

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PetSmart
(903) 832-0244
117 RICHMOND RANCH ROAD
TEXARKANA, TX

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Aussie Pet Mobile Northwest Arkansas
(479) 696-9231
Mc Kissic creek Rd
Bentonville, AR

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The Dog House
(479) 631-9911
4315 Landers Rd.
Rogers, AR
Description
The Dog House offers professional grooming for all breeds in a fun, stress-free environment. When you come to The Dog House it's all about the dogs. They spend majority of their time outside in the play areas, or inside lounging on a bed, whatever they prefer!Stop in and see what we have to offer, your dog will be glad you did! Veterinarian reccomended. All vaccinations required.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

the dog house
(870) 662-0219
190 Pearl ST
Marianna, AR
Description
The Dog House offers all grooming and some boarding services for dogs and cats. Baths, nails, ears, we do it all. Appointments available. Possible pickup and delivery.

Paw Paw Patch
(903) 831-7387
5501 Hawk Ln
Texarkana, TX

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Stable People, LLC
(479) 713-9287
Fayetteville, AR
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Pete's Pets
(501) 337-5200
230 East Highland
Malvern, AR
Description
We are a full service salon specializing in small breed dog grooming. Open Tuesday-Saturday.

Kellys Pet Grooming
870-423-5707 or cell # 870-350-1460
329 County Road 238
Berryville, AR
Description
12 Year experienced groomer, I groom the way YOU want.Most grooms take aprox. 1 hour, no all day stays, no tranquilizers. Lots of TLC, I have groomed 1000's of happy customers. Pickup and delivery offered at small extra charge. Hablo un espapequer>

Hot Doggies Pet Grooming
(870) 639-3337
417 Kelly Rd.
El Dorado, AR
Description
I offer full salon services in a stress-free home location. I have twenty years experience in all-breed grooming and I am always gentle and patient, no sedatives ever used. Open Monday through Saturday. Most Grooms $25.00 I also offer free pick-up and drop-off services.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Show Grooming Services

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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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