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Horses & Hounds
(724) 349-3144
2285 Philadelphia St.
Indiana, PA
Description
Full service grooming service with a caring experienced staff.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Jan's Paws-N-Claws
(724) 479-3788
90 E Tennyson St
Homer City, PA

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At Your Service Mobile Pet Grooming
(215) 369-5269
15 Canal Street
Yardley, PA
 
In the Bag & Under the Ruf Pet Services
(610) 433-4051
Allentown, PA
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Reach for the Leash
(484) 554-6800
Pottstown, PA
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Clean -N- Cut Pet Grooming
(814) 743-5012
9039 Route 580 Highway
Cherry Tree, PA
Description
Professional Groomers. Dog and cat grooming which include brushing, bathing and clipping. Also includes nails cut and dremel, ears cleaned, brushed teath and anal glands. Hydrosurge bathing and Clipper Vac. System. All natural shampoos. By appointment only evenings and weekends avail.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Clippingdale's Elite Pet
(724) 327-9233
3700 William Penn Hwy
New Alexandria, PA

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Carrie's Home Safe Pet Sitting Service
(724) 225-9962
Trafford, PA
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Errand Service, Dog Training, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Wag-N-Watch
(610) 248-4430
Allentown, PA
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Pooper Scooper Service, Grooming, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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King of Pet Care, LLC
(412) 726-8876
Pittsburgh, PA
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Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Behavior Modification, Pet Transportation, 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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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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