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Horse Grooming Services Bella Vista AR

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

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Bow Wow Pet Styling
(479) 636-6057
2882 W. Walnut S. (71 B)
Rogers, AR
Description
Bow Wow Pet Styling has been in business for many years because we care. We care about your pet and we care about you. Your ideas, in our hands, makes a perfectly styled pet. We thank you for the opportunity to serve you and to seave TLC to you best friend.

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.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

PetSmart Pet Grooming
(479) 631-4018
2203 Promenade Blvd
Rogers, AR
 
Faithful Friends Animal Clinic
(479) 636-7387
5497 Champions Dr
Rogers, AR
 
Pawfect Day Spa & Boutique
(479) 271-6364
2104 S. Walton Blvd.
Bentonville, AR
Description
We are a full service grooming establishment in a fun setting reflecting our love for your pets. Our customers expect nothing but the best grooming experience for their pets and we work hard to ensure that every visit to Pawfect is a great one.

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

All Dogs Clinic
(479) 631-2525
220 S Dixieland Rd
Rogers, AR
 
PetSmart
(479) 631-4018
2203 PROMENADE BLVD
ROGERS, AR

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New Hope Boarding & Grooming
(479) 936-8044
109 E New Hope Rd
Rogers, AR
 
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Pre-Purchase Evaluation Process

1. Start at the tip of the horse's nose, putting hands on every single part of the horse's body. Note to a scribe or assistant any variants from normal.

2. Evaluate eyes, ears, nose, throat, lungs, heart, and skin using appropriate tools. Pay particular attention to the joints, feet, and legs of performance horses.

3. Repeat step 2.

4. Draw blood for initial blood counts of the horse at rest. Evaluate profile for liver and kidney function, red and white cell count, muscle enzymes, and any other checks the buyer requests.

5. Weigh the horse. Measure the horse. Document markings.

6. Move to the 100-foot, firm-surfaced, covered longing pen. Longe horse in a specific gait sequence for 12 to 15 minutes, or longer if the horse is an endurance prospect. Listen to heart and lungs again. Draw second blood sample to measure red blood cell counts and hemoglobin, comparing the at exercise profile to the at rest profile.

7. Conduct flexion tests on all joints, grading each joint on each limb separately. The horse is trotted from and to the veterinarian after holding the isolated joint for one minute. The veterinarian will note a score of 0 to 5 at five points of the trot cycle, resulting in an ideal (but rare) score of 00000 (a sound horse).

8. Reattach the longe line and send the horse around again for another 10 to 12 minutes in a specific gait sequence to gauge soundness during extended work.

9. If appropriate, saddle or harness the horse and watch a performance sessio...

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Take Off the Edge


In the September 2004 Western Horseman print feature "Defensive Care," Indiana equine practitioner Timothy Bartlett, D.V.M., offers advice on preventing lower-leg injuries in performance horses. Two of his tips are to properly condition and warm up your horse.

Longeing is a common technique used to work the fresh off horses and to get horses in shape. What you might not realize, however, is that out-of-control longeing - whether the horse is on or off a line - can cause body misalignments, such as canted shoulders and hips, which strains leg tissues and puts a horse at risk for losing his balance and injuring himself.

In this online bonus, Bartlett explains how to bit up your horse and work him in a controlled manner from the ground. His technique also enhances your handle on a horse when you're ready to ride.

Saddle your horse and bridle him with snaffle bit. Place a rein on each bit ring and tie the reins to the saddle horn at a point they make light contact with your horse's mouth. This encourages him to flex at the poll, round his back and drive off his hindquarters for collected movement.


Next, run a 30-foot lariat through the left bit ring, over your horse's poll and down through the right bit ring, and snap it to itself, as shown in Photos 1 and 2. This configuration enhances your control, plus helps keep your horse balanced as he moves, thereby reducing strains and injury.

Longe your horse in a safe enclosure, such as a corral or round pen, b...

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AR Equine Law

Arkansas

Under Arkansas law, an equine activity sponsor is not liable for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risk of equine activities. (Sign posting required.)