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Horse Grooming Services Pasco WA

Local resource for horse grooming in Pasco. 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.

The K-9 Cottage
(509) 946-9772
1714 Gaillard Pl.
Richland, WA
Description
The K-9 Cottage offers a loving and gentle grooming experience for your pet. Grooming is by appointment only, and most pets are in and out in about an hour and a half. Owner, Karla Snyder, has over 30 years styling experience including show grooming. All small dogs (under 35#) are welcome and will receive the personalized care and attention they deserve. The K-9 Cottage is open Tuesday-Saturday.

Purrcision Pooch Salon & Spa, LLP
(509) 946-1584
1257 Guyer Avenue #A
Richland, WA
Description
At Purrcision Pooch you will find a calm and relaxing atmosphere for your pet. A place where your dog or cat will be treated with warm-hearted care. We offer Purrcision grooming with all natural shampoos and conditioners. Open 7 days a week by appointment . We offer appointments as early as 7:00am and as late as 6:00pm. Call for availability. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Puddle Ducks Pet Sitting
(509) 542-0489
1817 Road 76
Pasco, WA
 
Paw Prints Pet Grooming
(509) 628-9848
202 Travis Ln
Kennewick, WA
 
Vca Vineyard Animal Hospital
(509) 582-7211
1021 W 4th Ave
Kennewick, WA
 
Aunt Tyny's
(509) 946-9643
248 Williams Blvd.
Richland, WA
Description
Deborah "Tyny" Tynan has more than 15 years experience working with dogs and cats and can provide a comfortable, safe, and positive experience for your pet. Aunt Tyny's is a pesticide free, "green" shop that caters to the holistic health of your best friend. Grooming appointments are available Tuesday through Sunday, 8 am to 4 pm.Tyny is always availble for "special needs" appointments, such as rescue dogs, seniors & behavioral issues. No pet is turned away without an evaluation.

All-Pet Grooming
(509) 588-3451
905 A Babs Ave
Benton City, WA
Description
Pets receive individual care at All-Pet Grooming. We offer experienced grooming by Dawn Young, owner, and graduate of Tara Lara School of Canine Hair Design. We love grooming dogs and specialize in cats. We offer complete groomings at a resonable price. We hope to hear from you! By appointment only.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

Tri-Cities Animal and Control Services
(509) 545-3740
1312 S 18th Ave
Pasco, WA
 
Groomery
(509) 374-3724
5603 W Canal Dr Ste B
Kennewick, WA

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A Grooming Gallery
(509) 586-4990
13 S Dayton St
Kennewick, WA
 
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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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