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Willow's Oak Pet Lodge/Day Spa
(985) 845-9444
9 Helen Dr.
Madisonville, LA

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Dee's Pampered Pets
(985) 882-8300
29169 Highway 190
Lacombe, LA
Myrna Cagle is the had groomer, and also a poodle breeder and also shows her dogs. She ahs many champions. She is a grooming school graduate. Appointments are 6 days a week and evening appointments are available. Your pets will be given first class attention. Some boarding available for grooming clients.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Jean's Pet Grooming
(985) 792-0445
1922 Highway 22 W
Madisonville, LA

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Deb's Grooming
(985) 863-7002
66446 Casey Ct
Pearl River, LA

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Doggie Play Camp
(225) 354-9151
Baton Rouge, LA
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Barks N Bubbles Pooch Pawlor
(985) 335-6078
305 W. 30th Ave.
Covington, LA
A full service salon offering dog grooming and boarding services by experienced professionals.Top of the line supplies used on all dogs. Early dropoffs and late pickups available.

(985) 875-0446

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Mary's Pet Grooming
(985) 201-7468
2140 1st St
Slidell, LA

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Expert Animal Care
(225) 892-5444
Zachary, LA
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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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