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Horse Grooming Services Magnolia TX

Local resource for horse grooming in Magnolia. 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.

All God's Creatures
(281) 658-5729
Cypress, TX
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Maw N Paws Mobile Grooming
(281) 639-9956
25203 Kingsdown
Spring, TX

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Carlie Bromley
(281) 383-9714
1515 Rudel Drive #312
Tomball, TX
Description
Serving the Tomball/Magnlia/The Woodlands areas. I will come to your home. I can groom all dog breeds. Cats are also welcome.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Animal Crackers
281-379=3647
6741 Klein Cementery Rd
Spring, TX
Description
We offer a complete facility boarding, grooming, day care and training. Located on 7 beautiful acres.

Katies Kritters
(832) 387-0681
18160 trails end rd
Conroe, TX
Description
Located 5 minutes east of The Woodlands mall is a quiet, cage free, tranquilizer free & noisy dryer free grooming business. Dont sit at the groomers all day waiting, Pet is bathed, dried and groomed all in one go. While your pet is waiting to be picked up they can lounge around the house and enjoy some nice water and treats
Services
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, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Doggone Purrfection
(936) 582-4601
Montgomery, TX
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Bark Avenue Pet Salon
(936) 588-6000
8749 Lakeview Forest Drive
Montgomery, TX
Description
Boutique and Barkery now open. Owner operated for 17 years. 36 years experience. All staff members are highly qualified in all breed grooming (cats & dogs)and specializing in hand scissoring. Brenda's knowledge of animal behavior and her gentle touch will put even the most nervous and anxious pet at ease. Certified in Animal First Aid and Animal CPR. Salon focuses on a stress free, controlled, cageless environment making for an "enjoyable and relaxing Day at the Spa". No tranquilizers used,

Pepe's Top Dog Grooming
(281) 357-0102
1305 Keefer Road #101-A
Tomball, TX
Description
We are a full service salon offering all breed grooming in a gentle, clean, friendly envoirment. Our services include aromatherapy shampoos, facials, and paw-dicures plus much more. Appointments available Monday-Thursday and Saturday.

K9 Social Club
(832) 717-4333
8320 Louetta Rd
Spring, TX
Description
K9 Social Club offers pet grooming,boarding,training and daycare services. Groomer Vickie Bartley has 29 yrs experience in the pet industry. We believe communication is the key to having your pet look exactly like you want at pick up.Hand dried scissor finished. All breeds welcome. Personalized care for you and your pet.

Glitzy Cutz Dog grooming
(832) 286-1965
16460 Kutkendahl Rd
Houston, TX
Description
"ALL BREED" Dog Grooming done here at Glitzy Cutz. We offer a wide selection of services including nail grinds, pawlish, tooth brushing, anal glands, express grooms, bath packages, custom designs and more, and we only use the best in shampoo and coat conditioners. We also have lots of toys, collars and leads.

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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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