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AniNanny
(608) 220-6968
Middleton, WI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Oregon Pet Spa & Salon
(608) 206-2132
220 Janesville St.
Oregon, WI
Description
Offering cuts to owners specification, paw treatments, skin and coat treatments and exfoliating facials by a skilled groomer who loves loves loves dogs!

T T Grooming LLC
(608) 256-1443
520 S Orchard St
Madison, WI

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Bow Wow Beauty Shop
(608) 274-3647
2720 Tami Trl
Fitchburg, WI

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Link Morris D V M
(608) 238-3461
5129 University Ave
Madison, WI
 
Dawg Dayz Grooming & Care
(608) 850-4911
5305 River Rd
Waunakee, WI

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The Pet Parlour, LLC
(608) 437-7380
1853 Business Hwy 18-151
Mount Horeb, WI
Description
Cindy Schriber owner/groomer is a grooming school graduate, specializing in all breed dog & cat grooming. Every pet comes in at a scheduled appointment time and TLC and one on one attention is given thereafter. Quality shampoos and conditioners used, medicated shampoo is also available at no extra charge. Nice modern shop that is open and clean. Open Monday-Saturday.

Dog Lovers
(608) 271-9340
901 Watson Ave Ste 116
Madison, WI

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Spring Harbor Animal Hospital
(608) 238-3461
5129 University Ave
Madison, WI
 
Animal Hospital At Hillshore
(608) 238-3139
2837 University Ave
Madison, WI
 
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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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