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Desert Dogs Grooming
(928) 758-2444
705 Marina Blvd
Bullhead City, AZ

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D'Tails
(928) 704-2200
2400 Highway 95 Ste 20
Bullhead City, AZ
 
TLC Doggie Daycamp
(928) 758-0116
2064 Highway 95 Ste 1
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Agape Pet Salon
(928) 758-3323
1305 Hancock Rd Ste 10
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Pet Place
(928) 758-4443
695 Marina Blvd
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Pet Smart Pet Grooming
(928) 763-2829
3699 Highway 95 Ste 540
Bullhead City, AZ
 
A Class Above Pet Resort
(928) 704-4522
1957 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Sandy's Grooming & Boarding
(928) 758-3133
1610 Riverview Dr Ste 11
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Desert Dogs
(928) 758-2444
705 Marina Blvd
Bullhead City, AZ
 
Colorado River Animal Medical
(928) 763-7387
2079 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
 
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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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