Horse Grooming Services Inverness FL

Local resource for horse grooming in Inverness. 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.

Debbie's Perfect Pets
(352) 861-5200
15040 SW 85th Ave
Dunnellon, FL

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Koolkats and Hotdogs Inc.
(352) 270-8802
2157 North Lecanto Hwy.
Lecanto, FL
We are a committed respected grooming salon who endeavors to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment catering to all of your dog and cat grooming needs. ALL our groomers are graduates and certified. We will make every effort to ensure your pet enjoys the grooming prodedure. Open Monday-Friday 7am-5pm and the first Saturday of every month. We are citrus county's ONLY doggie Bakery.. All breeds big or small we groom them all.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

pawfection too
(352) 628-2828
6420 South Sun Coast Blvd.
Homosassa, FL
Up scale grooming salon, pet hotel and pet day care facility located on florida nature coast. latest pet grooming products and the state of the art equipment.pawfection for you

Pet Grooming By Carmen
(352) 807-2540
819 South Broad Street
Brooksville, FL
All breed grooming, state of the art grooming facility. Brand new equipment, gentle hands and soft spoken staff, natural products available, large cages for your pets comfort, you will not be disappointed. We are located in Brooksville off Hwy 50 and Hwy 41. Proud Member of the NDGAA.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

Brooksville Pet Grooming Inc.
(352) 796-5800
7360 Broad St.
Brooksville, FL
All breed dog and cat grooming, 25 yrs exp. Hand sissoring avail. Kind and experienced groomers.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Canine Coiffures
(352) 726-1006
Canine Coiffures
Hernando, FL
Canine Coiffures offers full service dog grooming. Experienced staff with a true love of dogs.We also do pet sitting for our customers either by the day week or what ever your needs may be. We have a pick up and delivery service available. We cater to our customers and take much pride in our work.We are closed Wednesday's and Sunday's. We open early 7:30 am and close around 6:00pm We thank our many loyal customers!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Citrus Pet Grooming
7231 West Grover Cleveland Blvd.
Homosassa, FL
At Citrus Pet Resort and Grooming Salon we are dedicated, loving and compassionate about your pets boarding and grooming needs. Stop by and visit us, we would love to show you our facility. We also carry a full line of dog & cat supplies and food. Our groomers are experienced and knowledgeable of all grooming breeds. Grooming made by appointment only. Hours 8:30am to 4:00pm Open Monday thru Saturday

Pawfection Ranch
(352) 628-2828
5000 E. Cardinal
Homosassa, FL
Welcome to Pawfection Ranch, located in beautiful Homosassa Springs, on Florida's Nature coast. We are a premier 5 Paws grooming salon, pet lodge and day care camp. We pride ourselves on the most modern equipment and hygienically clean facility you can bring your pampered pet to. We provide a full range of grooming services. Our new Hydro Bath system deep cleans and messages, All natural bath ingredients and conditioners.

Pristine Pet Salon
(352) 797-8318
4379 Broad St
Brooksville, FL
Pristine Pet Salon is located in Brooksville, Florida. Our genuine love and appreciation for our 4-legged friends is what ultimatly brought us into the Business. With 35 years experience under our collars in grooming, showing and breeding dogs we offer first class care and a comfortable, clean environment. Our goal is to make your pet beautiful, happy and accomadate all of our clients' needs.. Open Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am- 5:00 pm
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

Grooming By Glenda
(352) 860-1001
407 US Hwy 41 S
Inverness, FL

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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


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.)