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Horse Grooming Services Burlington NC

Local resource for horse grooming in Burlington. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to horse groomers, as well as advice and content on animal grooming, pet care, horse brushes, and horse auctions.

Home Sweet Home Pet Sitting
(336) 848-8642
Greensboro, NC
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Barking Bubbles LLC
(336) 538-1294
1145G St Mark Church Road
Burlington, NC
Description
Barking Bubbles is a full service Dog Grooming and Self Service Dog Wash. We provide everything you need including professional quality walk in tubs, power grooming tables, dryers, soap, and conditioner. We are open 7 days a week and offer best in class dog products as well. Our groomers are professional trained and certified.

Downtown Hownds
(336) 274-2468
308 Church Court
Greensboro, NC
Description
I am committed to serving all of my clients with compassionate and patient treatment. Offering full service, all breed grooming and doggie day care your pet will be pampered for the day. Hours of operation are M-F 7:30 to 6:30 for convenient drop off and pick up.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Paw-Paw Patch
(336) 584-3500
4219 Williams Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
 
Teddy Bear Pet Grooming
(336) 228-9322
Garfield Rd
Burlington, NC
 
Greensboro Pet Spa & Resort
(336) 272-6584
2206 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr
Greensboro, NC

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Cameo's Pet Spa and Boutique
(919) 304-2077
Carolina Court
Mebane, NC
Description
Cameo's Pet Spa and Boutique offers professional grooming services in an intimate and upscale setting, providing a lower stress environment. Available in our boutique, you will find a diverse selection of products and merchandise designed to spoil even the most pampered pet. Open Tuesday - Saturday
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

Paws-N-Claws Grooming & Boarding /Pet Groomng
(336) 222-0974
1357 Apple St
Burlington, NC
 
Pet City
(336) 584-8044
2749 S Church St
Burlington, NC
 
Dubey's Pet World
(336) 229-0311
2284 S Church St
Burlington, NC
 
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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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NC Equine Law

North Carolina

Under North Carolina law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting exclusively from the inherent risks of equine activities.  Chapter 99E of the North Carolina General Statutes.  (Sign posting is required.)