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All God's Creatures
(281) 658-5729
Cypress, TX
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming
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Bunker Hill Groomer, Inc.
(713) 468-3064
12377 Kingsride Lane
Houston, TX
Serving west Houston's Memorial area since 1976. Recommended by area vets. Offering regular bi-wkly maintenance program at reasonable prices, custom scissor clips by award winning owner/groomer. Bichon breeder/exhibitor/Specialist on premisis offers hand stripping for terriers. Tooth brushing & nail filing on request. Local pickup & delivery available. Tues-Sat. Grooming tools, shampoos & topical flea control products available.

Love On A Leash
(281) 392-6688
870 S Mason Rd Ste 105
Katy, TX

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Rosehill Pet Resort
(281) 758-0913
16303 Mueschke Rd
Cypress, TX
Noah's Ark Grooming & Pet
(281) 556-0226
13155 Westheimer Rd Ste 141
Houston, TX

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Animal Tales
(281) 395-5525
23930 Westhiemer Parkway
Katy, TX
Upscale pet boutique/grooming shop in Katy, Texas. Dedicated to pet nutrition and promoting a holistic lifestyle.

The Bunker Hill Groomer
(713) 468-3064
12377 Kingsride Lane
Houston, TX
Serving Houston's upscale Memorial area since 1976, offering a clean, smoke free enviroment,featuring a gentle handed award winning custom scissor stylist w/35 yrs experience, premium pet shampoos, recommended by multiple area vets. Extra services include Toenail filing, tooth brushing,Express appointments (2hrs or less), pickup & delivery.Cat grooming is available. Open Tues.-Sat.8-6. Retail collars, toys & grooming products.

(281) 599-1125

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Diamond Dog Grooming
(281) 558-4454
14473 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX

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Groomers On The Go
(281) 759-5200
12423 Whittington Dr
Houston, TX

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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."


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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