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Westfalls Wonders
(910) 848-0050
4871 Rockfish rd.
Raeford, NC
Description
Small home based pet grooming and boarding for all types of animals. Any dog cat breed accepted with loving caring open arms. Basic wash and brush to show style. We are here to please you and pamper your pet.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Personal Touch Dog Grooming
(910) 864-3457
4768 Yadkin Rd
Fayetteville, NC
 
Gladyss Ark
(910) 426-9223
3731 Boone Trl
Fayetteville, NC

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Seventy First Animal Hospital
(910) 722-9914
7103 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC
 
Luv My K 9's
(910) 425-3558
3069 Cumberland Rd Ste 103
Fayetteville, NC

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Dogwood Animal Hospital
(910) 864-1535
627 Bonanza Dr
Fayetteville, NC
 
South Paw Pet Grooming
(910) 321-1688
1522 Purdue Dr
Fayetteville, NC

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Happy Hound Grooming Salon
(910) 484-2382
3617 Clinton Rd
Fayetteville, NC

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Loving Touch Pet Salon
(910) 426-9644
5277 Fisher Rd
Fayetteville, NC
 
All About Pets
(910) 486-4636
3035 Boone Trail Ext Ste C
Fayetteville, NC
 
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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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