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The kAm Companies
(251) 233-7608
137 N Wren Lane
Robertsdale, AL
Description
A full service salon offering your dog a home-like, anxiety free grooming enviroment. Our groomers are all pet owners themselves, and are grooming school graduates with all breed certification. We limit our services to DOGS only. Our groomers have over 30 years combined experience. Open 7 days a week, with evening appointments available. We offer pick-up and delivery service on Saturday and Sunday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Vet Referred

South Paws Pet Spa
(251) 928-0750
6 S Bancroft St
Fairhope, AL

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C & S Pet Grooming
(251) 478-8622
3258 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL

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Bark's & Bubbles
(251) 478-8555
2502 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL

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Old Shell Rd Small Animal Hospital
(251) 272-3804
2658 Old Shell Rd
Mobile, AL
 
PetSmart
(251) 625-4025
10200 EASTERN SHORE BLVD
SPANISH FORT, AL

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Dog Daze
(251) 928-8064
357 Morphy Ave
Fairhope, AL

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Lola Bell'S Pet Grooming Llc
(251) 232-4754
9 S Florida St
Mobile, AL
 
Scott'S Animal Grooming
(251) 479-1848
216 E I65 Service Rd N
Mobile, AL
 
Copeland'S Pet Motel & Grooming Inc
(251) 661-5021
4457 Halls Mill Rd
Mobile, AL
 
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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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