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Dirty Paws Pet Salon
(989) 894-2971
1507 Columbus Avenue
Bay City, MI
Description
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Kelly's Kanine Parlor
(989) 893-1939
1302 Kosciuszko Ave
Bay City, MI

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Petsmart
(989) 793-5710
3431 Tittabawassee Rd
Saginaw, MI
 
Wallace David R
(989) 792-8665
3304 Davenport Ave
Saginaw, MI
 
Dog-Gone Classy
(989) 239-7842
933 Gratiot Ave. Suite 4
Saginaw, MI
 
Looking Pretty Pet Grooming
(989) 695-1066
6785 Hospital Road
Freeland, MI
Description
Looking Pretty Pet Grooming, has been in service now over twenty years. Your pets are very important to us! We offer full grooming to both large and small animals. We are open Monday thur Sunday by appointments. With over twenty five years of experience. Always satisfaction garenteed.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

PetSmart
(989) 793-4266
3431 TITTABAWASSEE ROAD
SAGINAW, MI

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Country Road Kennels
(989) 776-0266
6376 N Portsmouth Rd
Saginaw, MI
 
Bridgeport Animal Hospital
(989) 777-2131
5960 Dixie Hwy
Saginaw, MI
 
Hairy Paws Day Center
(989) 792-2900
3545 Bay Rd
Saginaw, MI
 
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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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