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Sunnyside Pet Spa Grooming Academy & Boarding
(479) 410-3126
1345 Sunnyside Rd
Alma, AR
Description
A full service pet spa is owned an operated by Brandy Burkett-Cedillo. At the spa your pet will be treated with the up most care ad love. We also offer boarding and daycare servces. After hours appointments are available. Open Monday-Friday 7a.m. to 5p.m. and Saturday 7a.m. to 1p.m.

Grand Grooming
(479) 785-2747
4120 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Butch'S Boarding & Grooming
(479) 782-8784
117 N 9th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Stable People, LLC
(479) 713-9287
Fayetteville, AR
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Bow Wow Pet Styling INC
(479) 636-6057
2831 W. Dogwood St.
Rogers, AR
Description
Location, location, location says it all in this lovely 2700 sq, ft. home with 400 sq. ft boutique style shop. A home a business, a great area to live. Lakes, mountians and all four mild seasons. Would work for 1 to 3 groomers and a bather, I will stay on full or part time as needed. Definetly has more potenchel yet has enough for any groomer to be happy in a fast growing area.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Elite Grooming By Joann
(479) 785-3296
5013 Wirsing Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Adorable Pets
(479) 783-5600
1406 Towson Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Blue Ribbon Grooming
(479) 709-9446
2912 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Aussie Pet Mobile Northwest Arkansas
(479) 696-9231
Mc Kissic creek Rd
Bentonville, AR

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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>

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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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