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Horse Grooming Services Winder GA

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All Creatures Big & Small
(404) 626-3737
Monroe, GA
Services
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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The Grooming Fairy
(404) 867-3183
2723 Freeman Mill Rd
Dacula, GA

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Lazy Bonez Pet Stuff
out of bussiness
1689 Old Pendergrass Rd
Jefferson, GA
Description
I am a professional pet stylist since 1988 and operator.My husband and I run the shop.We are commited to your pets (baby)every need.We also are full line pet shop.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Retail Pet Products Available

The Dapper Dog
(770) 377-6640
1162 Alcovy Road
Lawrenceville, GA
Description
Groomer and owner, Pamela Goossens has 12 years experience in grooming. The shop is situated on one and a half acres, with a large fenced in yard, where dogs are potty walked before and after grooming. Dogs relax in large, indoor, temperature controlled runs and every effort is made to keep their environment and grooming experience as stress free as possible. Open Tuesday-Saturday.

Bloomin' Tails
(770) 831-5530
3300 Hamilton Mill Rd.
Buford, GA
Description
Full service grooming in a retail pet supply shop. Personal & personalized service - not assembly line. Pets don't stay all day. Your pet gets the same groomer each time.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Daycare Services

Catspells
(770) 337-1401
Flowery Branch, GA
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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The Groom Room
(770) 725-5726
2048 Hwy
Statham, GA
Description
Dog Grooming and bathing. Low volume. By appt. only.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Puppies Galore,Inc.
(678) 226-4849
2695 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA
Description
Our groomer is a committed pet lover who endeavors to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment catering to all of your dog and cat grooming needs. She is a grooming school graduate and will make every effort to ensure your pet is happy & safe thru out his/her grooming experiance. Grooming by Appointments Only!

Trims By Traci
(770) 267-4485
183 Ridge Way Dr
Monroe, GA
Description
All breed dog and cat grooming. Clean, stress free environment. Most grooms done in less than 2 hrs. 15+ years grooming exp.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Vet Referred

Pawsatively Purrfect Inc.
(770) 965-0192
7419 Spout Springs Road
Flowery Branch, GA
Description
A full service grooming salon that offers all breed dog and cat grooming.Schedule an appointment with one of our caring and highly qualified groomers.Give your pet the pampering they deserve.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

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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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GA Equine Law

Georgia

Under Georgia law, an equine activity 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, pursuant to Chapter 12 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated.  (Sign posting required.)