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Platinum Pet Service
(734) 737-0363
Plymouth, MI
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Dash and Splash LLC
(734) 992-2835
16295 Wildfox ct
Romulus, MI

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Pampered Pooch's Mobile Pet Groomimg
(734) 771-4408
Cornell
Taylor, MI

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Paw Print Inn Pet Resort & Spa
(248) 615-8500
41249 Vincenti Ct
Novi, MI

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My Dog's Groomer
(734) 844-8280
4000 N. Lilley Rd.
Canton, MI
Description
My Dog's Groomer offer our customers a full service pet salon with talanted and very experienced groomers with the latest equipment and services in the industry. We offer a wide variety of special services or treatments that your pet may enjoy - "SPA treatments", Furminating, Scissor trimming, and breed cuts. My Dog's Groomer offers special needs programs, puppy specials, and Truck Driver no appointment necessary service.

Comfy Creatures Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
(888) 273-8748
Livonia, MI
Services
Specialty Pet Products, 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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Delicate Paws LLC
(734) 469-4714
9917 Marie St.
Livonia, MI

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Pampered Pet Mobile, LLC
(866) 585-9471
18255 Colgate
Dearborn Heights, MI

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Lucky Duck Pet Grooming
(734) 306-9239
1780 Hendrie
Canton, MI
Description
Affordable and professional dog and cat grooming. We use only all natural shampoos and never use cage dryers. From nail trims to full grooming services, we do it all. Open Monday-Saturday.
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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, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Parkway Professional Grooming
(734) 453-9488
418 N. Main Street
Plymouth, MI
Description
We are celebrating our 21st year serving the Plymouth, Northville, Canton area. Your pet is the heart of our business. We specialize in the Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu, long haired cats and Havense. We offer 30 years experience showing, breeding and grooming Bichon Frises. We also offer cat boarding. Open Monday thru Saturday 9 to 5. At Parkway Professional Grooming Dogs Rule!

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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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