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Horse Grooming Services Loveland CO

Local resource for horse grooming in Loveland. 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.

Sit, Stay & Play! In-Home Pet Sitting, LLC
(970) 667-7866
Loveland, CO
Services
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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'Ask for Mary Louise Please'
(303) 845-2837
Longmont, CO
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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The Groomroom
(970) 587-4898
20059 Northmoor Dr.
Johnstown, CO
Description
Certified all breed Pet Groomer. 18 Years Scottish Terriers. Professional bath, brush, nails, glands. Each Dog hand dried. Friendly Service. Personal Service. Your pet will appreciate your kindness, returning your investment in love and affection, health and well-being!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Pet Pickup and Delivery

Lazy Dog Ranch home of Dapper Dog Salon
(970) 482-1103
4417 East Prospect
Fort Collins, CO
Description
We are a family operated, time tested establishment with a safety record that stands behind our original slogan of Loving and Individualized Care. Our groomers and our "care" staff are working together to ensure our clients feel like we are their pets' home away from home. Salon services may be scheduled by appointment or may be combined with boarding or daycare. Open 7 days a week.

Andelt's Pet Grooming
(970) 224-2908
Andelt's Pet Grooming
Fort Collins, CO
Description
Andelt's Pet Grooming is owned by Susan Andelt, a National Certified Master Groomer. Expert, GENTLE grooming for all breeds of dogs and cats. Over 25 years experience. For the discriminating pet owner that appreciates quality! Open Tuesday-Friday. Located next to RNR Supply, East of Ft Collins Nursery.

Little Angels Pet Sitting
(303) 651-2371
Longmont, CO
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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GREMLINZ PETSITTING
(303) 776-4813
Longmont, CO
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
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Pet Sitters International

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Dapper Dog Salon
(970) 482-1103
4417 East Prospect
Fort Collins, CO
Description
The Dapper Dog Salon is our salon here at The Lazy Dog Ranch. We have a very experienced staff and a full service salon menu. Salon services can be booked alone or in conjunction with a stay at the ranch. We are a family run business and have been under the same ownership since inception. Just east of Fort Collins CO we have a beautiful place conveniently located 1/4 mile off of I-25.

Cepillin's grooming salon
(970) 301-6617
580 South Marjorie Ave
Milliken, CO
Description
I specialize in poodles, big breeds, and matted dogs. Hablo Espanol. I give out multiple dog discounts. Im located in Milliken,Co. Im available Monday-Sunday by appointment only. Call me for more details, if theres no answer please leave a message with your name and a call back number. For pictures, prices, info,ect visit my website.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services

Spa 4 Paws
(970) 484-7297
328 S. Link Ln.
Fort Collins, CO
Description
Come Pamper your pet with a day at the spa. Spa treatments for dogs and cats. We offer aromatherapy, wellness massage and Spa treatments for your pets needs. We have 15 years experience, and look forward to spoiling your pet soon. We are open Tues-Sat. Mention this and recieve 10% off.

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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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CO Equine Law

Colorado

Under Colorado Law, an equine professional is not liable for the injury to or the death of a participant in equine activities resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities, pursuant to section 13-21-119, Colorado Revised Statutes. (Sign posting required.)