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Alaska Canine Services
(907) 561-9279
7100 Old Seward Highway Unit J
Anchorage, AK
Description
All Breed Pet Dog Grooming. It is our goal to make grooming and training an enjoyable experience for your pet and a convenient valuable service to you. We consider the pets we groom and train to be family members and they are given the care and consideration we give our own.

Dog Tired Doggie Daycare
(907) 334-6963
310 E Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK
 
Dog Wash Resort
(907) 522-9274
1000 W 66th Ct
Anchorage, AK
 
Kitty Kache
(907) 344-2287
3200 Tayshee Cir
Anchorage, AK
 
Northern Lights Veterinary & Laser Center Inc
(907) 279-7123
2002 W Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Canine Design Pet Grooming and Spa
(907) 522-3644
11520 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK
Description
Anchorage's Finest All Breed Pet Grooming. I make it my goal that you and your pet feel happy, safe, and satisfied on every visit. I offer the best in dog and cat grooming,with flexible appt.times. The most highly qualified groomer in AK. If you want your pet to look his best, in a low stress, affordable atmostphere, Look no further. Call Jennifer today.

Golden Days Pet Grooming & Dog Daycare
(907) 770-3566
6209 Mike St
Anchorage, AK
 
Arctic Tail
(907) 644-1040
7820 King St
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Pet Boarding & Daycare
(907) 868-7387
1614 N Post Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Canine Design Pet Spa
(907) 522-3644
11520 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 

Saddle Cleaning Tips

"Proper cleaning is perhaps the most neglected and misunderstood part of taking care of leather goods," he says. "It's also one of the most important things you can do to extend the life of your saddle. This process should take you about 30 minutes if you complete it on a regular basis, perhaps once yearly depending on frequency of use and the saddle's overall condition."

Materials:

Saddle soap
Bucket of warm water
Nylon-bristle brush
Sponge
Leather conditioner - oil- or wax-based product
Soft rag or scrap of sheepskin (available from a local saddlemaker)

Saddle-Cleaning Steps:

1. Using saddle soap, water and nylon brush, clean the saddle with just enough pressure to work up a lather on the leather. Remember to thoroughly clean areas that directly touch the horse (fenders, stirrup leathers, billets, latigos and back cinch).

2. With the sponge and water, flush clean the areas you've lathered. This process removes surface dirt and opens the leather's pores, which releases dirt that's penetrated the leather.

"Don't be afraid to use lots of water in this step," Schwarz offers. "It won't hurt the leather as long as it's allowed to dry immediately."

3. Allow the leather to dry completely.

4. Apply leather conditioner. Use a scrap of sheepskin if it's an oil-based product or your hands for a wax-based conditioner. Pay close attention to areas that contact the horse.

If the leather is particularly dry (evidenced by stiffness), use 100-percent neatsfoot oil...

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