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Waggin West Kennels and Grooming Center
(928) 344-4788
2887 East 14th Street
Yuma, AZ
Description
We are a grooming an boarding business that has service the yuma area for 27 yrs.Only kennels in the area to have indoor/outdoor runs.Our salon an our professional groomers have the highest standards of grooming,making sure your pet has a enjoyable stay.We scissor finish every groom.Our boarding staff is constantly making your pet feel like it never left home.Owner lives on premises.pick up an delivery service is also available. Mon-Fri.

Sophia'S Dog House
(928) 726-0289
860 E 24th St
Yuma, AZ
 
Petsmart
(928) 329-8218
1460 S Yuma Palms Pkwy
Yuma, AZ
 
Waggin West Kennels & Grooming Center
(928) 344-4788
2883 E 14th St
Yuma, AZ
 
Paws And Claws Pet Grooming
(928) 783-3890
5430 W 8th St
Yuma, AZ
 
Bowzers Body Shop Pet Grooming
(928) 343-2406
1190 South Avenue C
Yuma, AZ
Description
Our happy atmosphere and grooming that is done patiently and properly will have your pet looking its best. we have been in business since October 1984 and come highly recommended by our vets and customers. we are open from Monday - Friday 7:30 to 5:30
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

PetSmart
(928) 329-7291
1460 S. YUMA PALMS PARKWAY, U
YUMA, AZ

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Leedale Grooming
(928) 345-2300
9467 E Spur Dr
Yuma, AZ
 
Dog 'N Cat House
(928) 782-3647
901 S Orange Ave
Yuma, AZ
 
Dog Spa
(928) 782-4434
4500 W 8th St
Yuma, AZ
 
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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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