Saddle Soaps Palm Springs CA

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'Simply The Best'
(760) 564-9759
La Quinta, CA
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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(760) 327-5530
Palm Springs, CA
We are a full service dog grooming salon. Your pet will receive nothing but the best in care and attention. Our full service grooms include: nails and dew claw trimming, sanitary, bath and massage with the appropriate shampoo for your particular dogs coat followed by the proper conditioner and full trim or cut. Special care for aged and ill pets.

In The Doghouse
(760) 324-5013
4711 E Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA
(760) 325-9711

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Betty's Pet Salon
(760) 325-8429
405 S Industrial Pl
Palm Springs, CA

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In the Doghouse LLC
(760) 324-5013
4711-B E. Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA
A full service salon and Day Care Center offering teeth cleaning without anesethesia. Bath & Tidys include nails, ears, anal glands, bath and private area clean up. Full grooms are all of the above but include a hair style. Open Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 6:00PM. Day Care available on same day as your appointment, or a short window for pick up.

Creative Dog Grooming
(760) 674-3337
73-280 HWY 111 Suite 103
Palm Desert, CA
Ruben Rios and his staff are the only groomers in the Palm Desert Area who are certified in animal CPR and first aid. Loving and caring staff for all your young and older pets..knowledgeable in all clips from pet to show.. Open Monday-Friday by appointment only. Looking forward to seeing you and your pet(s) in our lovely salon.

K-9 Karousel
(760) 327-1747
555 N Commercial Rd Ste 10
Palm Springs, CA

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Bark-N-Purr Haven
(760) 325-1221
606 S Oleander Rd
Palm Springs, CA
Royal Touch
(760) 322-0900
1504 S Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA

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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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