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Horse Grooming Services Canton OH

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Grrrs 'N Prrrs
(330) 696-0140
Akron, OH
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Sarah Pauley
(330) 571-2471
Akron, OH
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, House Sitting, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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The Groomery
(330) 371-4702
Poorman St SW
Navarre, OH
Description
The Groomery is a canine spa in Navarre, Ohio. We offer professional canine styling with attention to quality and AKC breed standard patterns. Each dog is pampered at our clean, modern salon with one-on-one attention in a relaxing and scenic country atmosphere.

Paws Around Town
(330) 204-4030
4165 Boyscout Rd NE
Dover, OH
Description
A pleasant grooming experience for your dog or cat in the comfort of your home.I am a state certified grooming school graduate with 10 years experience.I use high quality all-natural shampoos and can groom all breeds and sizes.Call for appointment. Pick-up and delivery also available for grooming at my home.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

Doggone Purr-fect Boarding & Grooming
(330) 479-0297
1414 Whipple Ave Nw
Canton, OH
 
SouthPaw Pet Sitting
(330) 310-8001
Akron, OH
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Your Pet's Palace
(330) 477-2000
3110 Whipple Avenue NW
Canton, OH
Description
Your Pet's Palace is a full service pet spa that offers bath and grooming services. We also carry a wide selection of name brand toys, treats, beds, and every other item that your pets love. We are open Tuesday through Sunday and take major credit cards.

Love-N-Care Dog Grooming
(330) 472-5380
19018 Fulton Rd
Marshallville, OH
Description
I offer a professional service with personalized care. My salon is not a "high production" facility. This means that your dog will be the only dog in my salon during your appointment. I am a certified dog groomer who has patience and performs a thorough groom.

Lemmo's Pet Grooming
(330) 456-7262
3025 25th St Nw
Canton, OH
 
Classic Pets
(330) 588-8660
2705 Fulton Dr Nw
Canton, OH
 
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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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