Saddle Soaps Mentor OH

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Pet Harbor Ltd
(440) 867-6414
Mentor, OH
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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They're Part of the Family, Inc.
(440) 298-3148
Thompson, OH
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Kristy's Kritters
(440) 428-2424
120 N. Lake St.
Painesville, OH
Kristy's Kritters is a professional full service Pet Salon. We provide a safe comfortable enviroment for your pet. Fully visable grooming area. We pride ourself in our customer satisfaction. Our skilled staff is vet recommended. Open Tuesday thru Saturday.

Pretty Paws Pet Grooming
1975 Hubbard Road-Chapeldale Plaza
Madison, OH
Groomer and owner Stacy Getson is a committed pet lover who strives to provide a friendly and enjoyable environment catering to all of your dog's grooming needs. I am a grooming school graduate since 1991. I will make every effort to ensure your pet enjoys the grooming procedure. Open Wednesday-Saturday.

Pet Expressions
(440) 428-BATH
2641 Hubbard rd
Madison, OH
A full service salon offering Pet grooming and Pet sitting by professionals. Service includes nails and dewclaw trimming, then bathed with oatmeal shampoo. Evening and weekend appointment are available. Open Monday-Saturday.

PetWorks * Dog Daycare, Luxury Boarding, Training, Dog & Cat Grooming, Pet Sitting*
(440) 255-7387
Mentor, OH
Behavior Modification, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Dog Training, Grooming, Doggie Day Care, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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The Barkley-Pet Hotel & Day Spa
(440) 248-2275
27349 Miles Rd.
Orange Village, OH

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Dogs In Suds, LLC
(440) 729-1211
8089 Mayfield Rd.
Chesterland, OH
Dogs In Suds is a full service grooming center located at 8089 Mayfield Rd. in Chesterland, Ohio. We offer grooming by appointment with our experienced groomers. We also offer do-it-yourself groomimng in our fully equipped d-i-y stations. Bathe your dog and leave the mess behind for us to clean. We are here to help and answer any questions you may have

Paw-riffic K-9 Kampus
(440) 428-6133
2648 Hubbard Road
Madison, OH
All breed dog grooming. Serving the Lake County area since 1994. Vet reccomended. Cozy, quiet atmosphere. Not a big salon where you feel like you and your pet are a number! Extra personalized service! Competitive pricing and quality grooming services. Hours by appointment Tuesday-Sundays.

(440) 946-2109
7721 Mentor Ave
Mentor, OH
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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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