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Barks and Blooms
(443) 655-5882
Baldwin, MD
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Doggie Day Care, House Sitting, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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(410) 666-5577
Monkton, MD
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Lookin Good
(410) 299-6180
1573 Bentley Circle
Bel Air, MD
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Lookin Good Mobile Pet Spa will ease your burden by providing the care you want and your pet deserves, in a fully equipped van that comes to your home. Treat you dog to a luxury bath, brush, dry & trim. Lookin Good Mobile Pet Spa is totally self-contained and even has a rear stereo system for your pet's listening pleasure. Available Monday - Saturday.

Fresh Pooch Of Bel Air Mobile
(410) 420-9505
905 Hillswood Rd
Bel Air, MD

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Doggie Delights Grooming Salon
(410) 836-0169
538 E Jarrettsville Rd
Forest Hill, MD

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(410) 939-0996
Havre De Grace, MD
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(443) 485-0765
Rising Sun, MD
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Bon-Bon's Dog & Cat Chalet
(410) 879-6922
46 N Main St
Bel Air, MD

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PetSmart
(410) 638-0330
602 BOULTON STREET
BEL AIR, MD

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Somerset Grooming
(410) 272-5171
32 N Parke St
Aberdeen, MD

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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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