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Hound About Town, LLC
(828) 553-9910
Pisgah Forest, NC
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Canine Shear Heaven
(828) 254-3386
422 McDowell St
Asheville, NC
Description
Voted Number 1 Groomers 2005 and 2008(the only 2 years groomers were listed!) by Mountain Xpress readers poll! The staff of Canine Shear Heaven have one thing in common with all of you?a love of animals. Please call us for your pet?s next grooming appointment or stop by and meet us anytime to see the difference we can make in your pet?s life. We are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, and Saturday 9am to 4pm.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Dirty Dog Grooming Co.
(828) 712-2397
Reeves Cove Road
Candler, NC
Description
We are a full service salon offering loving care for your pet! Located in Candler near the Biltmore Lake Neighborhood. Relaxing and stress free environment. Please visit our website for more details!
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

Canine Crown & Glory
(828) 515-0220
2114 New Leicester Hwy
Asheville, NC
Description
Asheville's newest upscale grooming salon. Angie Brown and Edwina Mintz bring over 30 years of experience to the trade of grooming and training dogs of all personalities. We offer show quality grooming at affordable prices. Our crate free environment allows the dogs to socialize and enjoy their day at the spa. We offer free pick up and delivery and will accommodate our client's schedules. We are open Monday - Saturday.
Services
All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Dog Daze Doggie Daycare
(828) 252-1966
9 Busbee View Rd
Asheville, NC
 
In Style Pets
(828) 685-9500
225 Lane Rd
Flat Rock, NC
Description
A full service pet styling/ grooming salon. Pet stylists are Vicky Schroader and Shawna Dermid. With a combined grooming experience of 23 years. Let your dog feel like a show dog today! By appt only. We are located inside of Hideaway Hills pet center. Hideaway hills offers pet boarding, daycare, bedroom suites for your pet and much more! Owned and managed by skilled professionals.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Retail Pet Products Available

Tidy Pups
(828) 299-0431
161 Haw Creek Mews Drive
Asheville, NC
Description
Tidy Pups...always neat and clean! Professional, experienced and affordable. Why go to the big chains when we can provide your fur-baby with special one-on-one attention! Ear/Eye/Nail packages, brush outs and full grooming services. Rescue organizations call for our low fee and no fee services. We donate a portion of our services and fees to help pet rescue. Evening & weekend appointments available.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Pet Pickup and Delivery

Something To Bark About
(828) 298-0633
875 Tunnel Rd Ste C
Asheville, NC
Description
Something to Bark About is a Pet Bakery & Boutique as well as a full service Professional Pet Grooming Salon. We are a locally operated business located in Asheville, NC. Our Pet Grooming Salon offers full service professional pet grooming from breed specific cuts to stylish trims for your mixed-breed dogs.
Services
Hand Stripping Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

PetSmart
(828) 681-5343
3 MCKENNA ROAD
ARDEN, NC

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King Pup's Grooming
(828) 277-7077
2615 Sweeten Creek Rd
Asheville, 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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