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Horse Grooming Services Hamilton OH

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Paw Companions
(513) 829-0770
Fairfield, OH
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Behavior Modification, Pet Transportation, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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MoonDoggies Grooming & Design, LLC
(513) 738-2333
4890 Alert New London Rd. (Shandon)
Hamilton, OH
Description
Gentle grooming in a smoke-free environment. MoonDoggies' staff works with the pet's owner and veterinarian to provide the best grooming solution for each individual dog. We endeavor to educate dog owners on the health, care and comfort of their pets, and strive to maintain our record of safety, along with our reputation of professionalism and a gentle approach to grooming.

All Breed Dog Grooming
(513) 377-3187
3089 Lanes Mill Road
Oxford, OH
Description
Professional dog grooming service provided the owner with In-home service or service at our location. Over 15 years of grooming experience.Extra loving care takin for elder pets and hard to handle pets. We also offer drop off and pick up services
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

Jenny's Grooming
(513) 367-4442
10517 Harrison Avenue
Harrison, OH
Description
Gentle all breed dog and cat grooming at a great price! With over 8 years expirence in the industry, our groomer, Carey, prides herself on the ability to groom pets of all shapes, sizes, and temperments. We will never use drugs or sedation to calm your pet and with rave reviews from our customers we guarantee to safely satisfy all your pet's grooming needs! Weekend appointments available,open Tuesday-Saturday

A Fortunate Dog Salon & Spa
(513) 583-5800
34-B West Foster Maineville Road
Maineville, OH
Description
We will provide your pet the highest level of compassionate care in a clean & stress-free environment. Owned & operated by award winning Certified Master Groomers, each grooming includes hydro-massage bath, soap free products, 2-step coat conditioning, nails trimmed & filed, ears cleaned, anal sacs expressed & styling. We specialize in hand scissoring. You & your pet will enjoy the experience.

Animal Kingdom Friends Pet Sitting
(513) 571-2722
Middletown, OH
Services
Pet Massage, Specialty Pet Products, 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
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Biscuit Bath & Beyond, LLC
513-737-PAWS(7297)
5534 Eureka Dr Suite A
Hamilton, OH
Description
We are an owner operated full service salon. We offer a variety of quality products & services including obedience training. We strive to make every pets visit a good experience. We are a vet referred salon. We are open Tuesday-Saturday by appointment. Evening & weekend appointments available.

Your Dog's Day Out Grooming Salon
(513) 571-8740
Your Dog's Day Out Grooming Salon
Middletown, OH
Description
We are a full service grooming salon that grooms dogs and cats. We do no cage drying and get your fur companion back to as soon as possible.

Shear Pawfection
(513) 697-8100
6734 S. State Route 48
Maineville, OH
Description
Debbie Koopman is a Master Groomer of dogs and cats with 14 years of experience.

Bones Pet Grooming
(513) 683-3647
6734 S. St.Rt 48
Maineville, OH
Description
management and original groomers gone

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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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