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The Barker Barber
(315) 363-6188
4924 Forest Ave.
Oneida, NY
I groom dogs YOUR way. I also water bathe and groom cats. I try to keep my prices low, so you will be able to afford to come back more often. It benefits, you, your pet and makes my work a whole lot easier. I will give the TLC your pet deserves. You won't be disappointed! Give me a try. I am professionally trained by an accredited school. I am a homebased business, so I can work around your busy schedule! Just need nails cut? Give me a call and I'll work you in!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

Lisa's Pet Palace
(315) 338-0635
311 N George St
Rome, NY

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(315) 343-0007
Oswego, NY
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(516) 671-1869
Glenwood Landing, NY
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Aderondak Cattery
(315) 826-3260
169 Russia Road
Poland, NY
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Grooming By Michele Lee
(315) 736-4357
134 Oriskany Blvd
Whitesboro, NY

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(315) 896-4123
8010 State Rte 12 Ste 2
Barneveld, NY

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(212) 722-2181
New York, NY
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(718) 715-0595
Brooklyn, NY
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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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