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Horse Grooming Services Deltona FL

Local resource for horse grooming in Deltona. 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.

Heart's Content Pet Sitting
(407) 277-0030
Deltona, FL
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Mobile Grooming Angel Inc
(407) 895-2585
2418 S Holly Ave
Sanford, FL

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Head to Tail Grooming and Pet Supplies
(386) 738-4494
490 N. Spring Garden Ave.
Deland, FL
Description
A full service Cat and Dog pet grooming salon. We specialize in starting puppies as it is very important to begin their grooming experience in a kind and gentle manner. We carry a full line of Dog and Cat products. Wellness and Bil Jac are our only pet foods, we stand behind our products 100 percent. Located on the corner of Minnesota Ave. and Spring Garden Ave. We have been in business for 16 years. Open 5 days a week, Tuesday thru Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Wags To Riches
(407) 831-0304
1008 W State Road 434
Longwood, FL
Description
Sick of substandard grooming quality from places who just want to get as many pets done as possible? Wags to Riches brings you the quality you expect and care your pets deserve. Most of our groomers are certified Master Groomers by the NDGAA and each has more than 7 years experience grooming standard and show dogs, cats, and even some exotic animals.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

A Cut Above
(407) 260-9148
1000 Hobson Street
Longwood, FL
Description
As a graduate of a grooming school, I will do my upmost to ensure your dog or cat has the most enjoyable, least stressful grooming experience possible. My motto is "gentle hands, loving heart, set this groomer worlds apart".
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

PAWSitively PURRfect In-Home Pet Care Services
(407) 788-3195
Longwood, FL
Services
Specialty Pet Products, 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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Practical Puppy
(386) 734-6090
718 E New York Ave
Deland, FL
Description
Practical Puppy Dog and Cat Grooming business offers bathing, nail clipping, flea removal, and hair-cuts. Located in Downtown DeLand on Hwy 44, in Volusia County Florida. We are a 45 minute drive from Orlando right off I-4. We have a friendly staff and also offer pick-up and drop-off services.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

FURst Impressions Pet Grooming
(321) 438-4309
Red Bug Lake Road and Tuskawilla
Winter Springs, FL
Description
I am a professionally trained groomer,certified in a 900 hr program,grooming for many years.I groom from the peaceful and safe environment of my home to give your dog a better groom/spa experience.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services

Happy Go Lucky Pet Salon
(407) 767-7387
130 E. Evergreen Ave. Suite#112
Longwood, FL
Description
A full service salon and Boarding facility offering dog grooming services by skilled professionals with over 25 years experience. Your dog or cat will be given first class service, which includes nail trimming, ear cleaning, and then bathed with the best appropriate shampoo for your particular pets coat followed by a conditioner. Large or small breed we do them all. We also offer pickup and delivery services of your pet for a small fee. Grooming Shop Open Tuesday-Saturday. We also offer Day
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services

Faux Paws LLC.
(407) 365-5100
1329 W. Broadway
Oviedo, FL
Description
We are an upscale salon where we cater to the pet parents. We provide "doggie" daycare, a boutique full of gifts for your pet and the pet lover as well as award winning, certified pet grooming.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

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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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FL Equine Law

Florida

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