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Kathy's Grooming
(517) 641-6904
5171 Cutler Rd.
Bath, MI
Description
Kathy is a groom school graduate that will pamper your pet in a loving enviroment. I love to hand scissor, but also have fun deshedding hairy dogs. Pick up and delivery available on request. Worker friendly hours. Open noon to eight, with some "flex" hours available upon request.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

Ruff Cuts LLC
(517) 676-6111
100 State Street
Mason, MI
Description
Professional groomers providing a personal experience and quieter atmosphere for your pet. Generally your pet may be picked up within 1.5 to 2 hours after drop off. Our grooming service includes nails clipped and ground, ears cleaned and plucked, anal gland expression, bath, blow dry, brush and hair trim as desired. Specialty shampoos and conditioners are used as needed for no extra charge.

Back Alley Pet Grooming
(517) 819-6039
306 N. Clinton Ave.
Saint Johns, MI
Description
We offer professional quality pet grooming at affordable prices. We offer pickup and delivery services of your pet for an extra small fee. Open Monday - Friday, by appointment only.

Waverly Animal Hospital Pc
(517) 323-4156
233 S Waverly Rd
Lansing, MI
 
Wag'N Tails Pet Resort Mobile Grooming
(517) 507-0685
2802 Alpha Access
Lansing, MI
 
K9-Klips
(517) 676-5196
824 S. Diamond Rd.
Mason, MI
Description
We are a homebased grooming salon, dedicated to the care of your pet. We use only natural products, and work by appointment only. Our services are provided in a quiet, friendly atmosphere. Professionally trained groomer. Appointments are available evenings and weekends.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services

The Groom Room
(517) 655-2258
4735 N. Williamston Road
Williamston, MI
Description
"A spa experience in every groom" The Groom Room Small Pet Styling Salon and Spa welcomes your small pet under 30 lbs., both cats and dogs. We offer natural products, hand scissoring, hydromassage, fluff drying and aromatherapy spa packages performed by professional stylist, Sharon Kremsreiter. Vet approved, flex hours, over 30 years pampering your pets. References available.

Waverly Boarding & Grooming Llc
(517) 803-4201
233 S Waverly Rd
Lansing, MI
 
Comprehensive Animal Hospital
(517) 393-8888
4410 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Lansing, MI
 
PetSmart
(517) 622-1542
305 N MARKETPLACE BLVD
LANSING, MI

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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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