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Horse Grooming Services Logan UT

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Cache Valley Grooming
1-800-PET-GROOM / 435-760-0172
79 Oak Street
Smithfield, UT
Description
"Certifed" with the Natinal Dog Groomers Association of America,Inc. Professional Pet Stylist. 16 years experience. We offer a full line of grooming services for your dog or cat. Some show grooming is available.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Stylin' Pets
(435) 787-0099
58 W 400 N Ste 2
Logan, UT

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Bridgerland Animal Hospital
(435) 752-2151
95 W 900 N
Logan, UT
 
Petsmart
(435) 755-2990
1050 N Main St
Logan, UT
 
Eco Dog Mobile Grooming
(801) 897-3237
623 Holly Haven Circle
Murray, UT

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PetSmart
(435) 755-0244
1050 NORTH MAIN STREET
LOGAN, UT

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Doggy Boutique
(435) 752-8483
1305 W 2200 S
Logan, UT
 
Pampered Pets & Day Spa
(435) 787-4588
137 E 1600 N
Logan, UT
 
Paw Paw's Self Serve Dog Wash & Boutique
(801) 531-4200
624 S. 300 W.
Salt Lake City, UT

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Diane's Dog Grooming
(801) 782-7789
524 W 2000 N
Ogden, UT
Description
Diane grooms out of her home so she can give more one on one attention to your beloved pet. No distractions with other dogs being here. The pet gets in and out faster, no waiting in an assembly line atmospher like at other shops. Specializes in small to medium size dogs. Appointments only. No Sunday grooming.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments

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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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