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At Your Service Mobile Pet Grooming
(215) 369-5269
15 Canal Street
Yardley, PA
 
DG's Pet Sitting & Services
(215) 295-3426
Morrisville, PA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Dog Training, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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stylishpet mobile pet grooming
(609) 634-5145
1365 rt 38, lot 7
hainesport, NJ

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Dogs' Choice Grooming
(609) 439-0900
1607 South Olden Avenue
Trenton, NJ
Description
Graduate of The North Jersey School of dog grooming.Over 20 years experience making dogs look and feel special.Walk ins welcome for nail trims. Accomodations to fit anyones schedule.
Services
Offers Mobile/House Call Grooming, Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Paws Pet Grooming
(609) 586-9860
1905 RTE. 33 Hamilton Square
Trenton, NJ
Description
We are an all breed dog and cat grooming salon. WE provide Hot Oil treatments, medicated baths, flea and tick treatments, teeth brushing with Oxyfresh, releasing of anal glands, and TRANQUILIZERS ARE NOT USED!! We are a family oriented buisness and treat each pet as part of our own, in fact we are Known as Hamilton's family grooming salon. We are open Tue.-Sat. and Tue.evenings.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

GOTTA LOVE PETS
(609) 499-2434
Bordentown, NJ
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Pooper Scooper Service, Behavior Modification, Dog Training, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Home Sweet Home by Debbie
(215) 741-0551
Langhorne, PA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Canine Comforts Mobile Pet Grooming
(908) 310-0866
45 North Hill Rd
Ringoes, NJ

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Pets In Paradise
(609) 586-9600
2222 Route 33
Trenton, NJ
Description
Full service grooming salon. Relaxed cageless environment with private pet tiki huts.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Four Paws Doggie Daycare
(215) 428-4701
890 West Bridge Street
Morrisville, PA
Description
Four Paws Doggie Daycare offers a private salon/spa apart from our boarding and daycare that will pamper your beloved pooch! We offer full grooming, baths, clips, anal gland expression, nail clips, teeth brushing, sanitary trims, ear cleaning and more!
Services
All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

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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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