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D.O.G. Pet Grooming
(573) 632-0029
907H Leslie Blvd
Jefferson City, MO
DOG pet Grooming .Dependable, Original and Gentle. Our Groomer is Certified by the NDGAA and constantly trying to improve her skills of 21 years. Your pet will receive A beautiful clean groom. From a skilled Groomer. Open Monday- Friday By Appointment only. We are still taking in new clients. And can fit your baby in ASAP.
Offers Mobile/House Call Grooming, Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Vet Referred

Woodland Animal Hospital
(573) 636-8322
600 Eastland Dr
Jefferson City, MO
Eastland Animal Hospital Dog Grooming
(573) 635-0251
2402 E Mccarty St
Jefferson City, MO
Shed Bath & Beyond Grooming
(573) 632-4364
1911 St Louis Road
Jefferson City, MO
Capital City Animal Hospital
(573) 893-4030
3121 S 10 Mile Dr
Jefferson City, MO
Accent Pets
(573) 291-0206
210 E High St
Jefferson City, MO
Hemmel Debbie Dog Groomng
(573) 634-2223
2224 Weathered Rock Rd
Jefferson City, MO
Arin's Barking Beauties
(573) 556-8228
6009 Hound Hollow Ln
Jefferson City, MO
Crago, Jim Dvm
(573) 634-7387
2402 E Mccarty St
Jefferson City, MO
(573) 634-4279
3535 Mo Blvd Ste 115
Jefferson City, MO

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."


Saddle soap
Bucket of warm water
Nylon-bristle brush
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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