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Precious Pet Paradise, LLC
(801) 492-7746
61 W. Main Street
American Fork, UT
Description
Precious Pet Paradise?s provides the community with the highest quality services available. The staff has received certification through the National Dog Groomers Association and we proudly employ Nationally Certified Master Groomers (NCMG). Precious Pet Paradise has a professional reputation from achieving total client satisfaction. We provide the highest level of humane pet care.

Ribbonwood Animal Hospital
(801) 226-0168
559 W 1830 N
Orem, UT
 
Shear Elegance Pet Salon
(801) 224-4664
727 E 1000 S
Orem, UT
 
Petsmart
(801) 224-0360
20 W University Pkwy
Orem, UT
 
Petco
(801) 434-8819
85 S State St
Orem, UT
 
Pesky Pooches, LLC
(801) 571-0705
12356 South 900 East
Draper, UT
Description
We are a full service up-scale pet spa in the Salt Lake City area. We offer a variety of Spa packages to pamper your pet Our Master Groomer, Lisa Hull, has over 28 years experience in the pet grooming industry and insures quality of grooming.

Doggy Dreams Pet Grooming
(801) 224-0677
785 W 400 N
Orem, UT
 
Doggie Den
(801) 225-1919
502 W 1600 S
Orem, UT
 
PetSmart
(801) 224-0026
20 WEST UNIVERSITY PARKWAY
OREM, UT

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Dog Gone Beautiful
(801) 765-9386
359 S State St
Orem, UT
 
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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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