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Debbie's Perfect Pets
(352) 861-5200
15040 SW 85th Ave
Dunnellon, FL

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Paws n Clawz Pet Sitting
(352) 624-1719
20 Juniper Pass Trail
Ocala, FL
Description
A Pet's Home Away From Home. Everyone needs a place to hang his or her collar, even if its just for little while! A vacation designed especially for when your pet(s) is in our care. We're pet lovers!
Services
Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

Tom'S Animal Kingdom
(352) 873-7387
3131 Sw College Rd
Ocala, FL
 
PetSmart
(352) 237-0700
3500 SW COLLEGE RD
OCALA, FL

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Abracadabra Pet Day Spa
(352) 671-3647
2201 Sw College Rd Ste 10
Ocala, FL
 
Bark Ave Pet Spa
(352) 351-2500
3331 E Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL
Description
A full service salon offering dog grooming services by skilled professionals. Your dog will be given first class service, then bathed with the appropriate shampoo for your particular dogs coat. We specialize in small & lg. breed dog grooming. Open Monday-Saturday.

Annette's Pretty Paws Pet Grooming Serivce
(352) 307-2825
5219 SE 113th Street
Belleview, FL
Description
Salon visit includes shampoo and massage, hand brushing, blow-dry, nail trimming, ear cleaning, loose hair removal.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred

Petco
(352) 291-9130
4475 Sw 40th Ave
Ocala, FL
 
State Line Tack In PetSmart
(352) 237-0700
3500 Sw College Rd
Ocala, FL
 
Marion Veterinary Hospital
(352) 289-1919
2532 SE 17th St.
Ocala, FL
 
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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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