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Wildcat Pet Resort
(785) 539-1515
4980 Murray Rd
Manhattan, KS
 
Wildcat Pet Resort
(785) 539-1515
4980 Murray Road
Manhattan, KS
 
Howl-A-Dayz Inn And Daycare
(785) 539-7849
925 Enoch Lane
Manhattan, KS
 
Carol's Pet Sitting
(816) 808-9994
Leavenworth, KS
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Homestead Pet Resort & Spa, LLC
(785) 872-3200
3233 Chautauqua Rd
Holton, KS

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Shirley's Dog Grooming
(785) 537-1419
1220 Ady Dr
Manhattan, KS
 
Blue Hills Animal Hospital PA
(785) 537-8482
2313 Tuttle Crk Blvd
Manhattan, KS
 
Petco
(785) 587-8638
517 3rd Pl
Manhattan, KS
 
K-9 Club
(816) 679-4073
Mission, KS
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Dog Days Grooming
(316) 284-0159
5027 N.W. 12th
Newton, KS
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We treat your pet like our own. Boarding also available. Pick up and drop off available by arrangement.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Pet Pickup and Delivery

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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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