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Kims house of hounds
(618) 638-6399
2409 N 13th St
Herrin, IL
Description
A full service pet salon specializing in quiet one on one attention. Flexible hours and last minute appointments available.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

All God's Little Creatures Pet Grooming Salon
(618) 982-2547
19221 Corinth Rd.
Pittsburg, IL
Description
Come to us for your groomin' Then soon your pets will be bloomin'. Certified groomer, Brittany Albright, has Groomed cats and dogs for the past 2 years and has now decided to open her services to the public.Open Monday-Friday 9-5 CST. Evening and weekend appointments available.

Affordable Grooming
(618) 998-1560
900 W Dufour St
Marion, IL

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Homebound Hound ®
(847) 924-8108
Grayslake, IL
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Mutt Hutt Inc.
(312) 243-3647
Chicago, IL
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Pet Massage, 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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K-9 Kuts Grooming Salon
(618) 942-7722
221 W. Monroe St
Herrin, IL
Description
K-9 Kuts Salon is locates at 221 w. Monroe St in Herrin, IL. WE specialize in small to medium breeds from basic bath to show cuts. The professional groomer also specializes in grooming rarer breeds always with quality work in a clean and safe environment. Please call for an appointment for your baby's next hair do.

K 9 Kuts Grooming Salon
(618) 942-7722
221 W Monroe St
Herrin, IL

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Playful Paws, Inc.
(847) 419-1110
Prospect Heights, IL
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Specialty Pet Products, Dog Training, Pet Transportation, Grooming, Overnight Pet Boarding, Doggie Day Care
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Pet Sitters International

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Alternative Pet Services Plus
(630) 947-6213
Glen Ellyn, IL
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Grooming, Doggie Day Care, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Linda Kroman
(630) 272-7717
Streamwood, IL
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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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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