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Saddle Soaps Ann Arbor MI

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Platinum Pet Service
(734) 737-0363
Plymouth, MI
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Dash and Splash LLC
(734) 992-2835
16295 Wildfox ct
Romulus, MI

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Paw Print Inn Pet Resort & Spa
(248) 615-8500
41249 Vincenti Ct
Novi, MI

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Kelly Kennels
(734) 426-4700
7555 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI
Description
A full service salon and kennel offering dog grooming and boarding services by skilled professionals. Since 1991, Kelly Kennels has striven to provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment for every pet boarded with or groomed by us to ensure that their visit with us is as pleasant as possible. Over the past 16 years, Kelly Kennels has established a reputation for giving the highest quality care for your dog or cat.

Parkway Professional Grooming
(734) 453-9488
418 N. Main Street
Plymouth, MI
Description
We are celebrating our 21st year serving the Plymouth, Northville, Canton area. Your pet is the heart of our business. We specialize in the Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu, long haired cats and Havense. We offer 30 years experience showing, breeding and grooming Bichon Frises. We also offer cat boarding. Open Monday thru Saturday 9 to 5. At Parkway Professional Grooming Dogs Rule!

Comfy Creatures Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
(888) 273-8748
Livonia, MI
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Pooper Scooper Service, Behavior Modification, Dog Training, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Delicate Paws LLC
(734) 469-4714
9917 Marie St.
Livonia, MI

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Ann Arbor Kennels
(734) 253-2211
7555 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI
Description
Ann Arbor Kennels is a small facility with loads of hands on care and with a professional, experienced staff, located in Ann Arbor, MI.

Waggle N Whiskers Grooming Btq., Inc.
(734) 429-7687
100 S. Ann Arbor Street
Saline, MI
Description
A full service pet salon offering dog & cat grooming/ pampering by skilled groomers with Hydrosurge bathing, premium shampoos & conditioners, FURminator Shed-Less treatments and more.. Open Monday - Saturday

Park Avenue Grooming
(734) 891-6121
41395 Wilcox Rd
Plymouth, MI
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Our groomers and owners, Julie Heatley and Tina are all breed groomers, specializing in the Bichon Frise'. Together, we have had over 20 years of quality grooming experience. We are open Monday through Saturday and will make every effort to accomodate your specialized pet needs. We take care of your pets like we do our own!

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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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