Saddle Soaps Saline MI

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Platinum Pet Service
(734) 737-0363
Plymouth, MI
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Grooming, Errand Service, Overnight Pet Boarding, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Daily Dog Walks
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Ann Arbor Kennels
(734) 253-2211
7555 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor Kennels is a small facility with loads of hands on care and with a professional, experienced staff, located in Ann Arbor, MI.

Lucky Duck Pet Grooming
(734) 306-9239
1780 Hendrie
Canton, MI
Affordable and professional dog and cat grooming. We use only all natural shampoos and never use cage dryers. From nail trims to full grooming services, we do it all. Open Monday-Saturday.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Parkway Professional Grooming
(734) 453-9488
418 N. Main Street
Plymouth, MI
We are celebrating our 21st year serving the Plymouth, Northville, Canton area. Your pet is the heart of our business. We specialize in the Bichon Frise, Shih Tzu, long haired cats and Havense. We offer 30 years experience showing, breeding and grooming Bichon Frises. We also offer cat boarding. Open Monday thru Saturday 9 to 5. At Parkway Professional Grooming Dogs Rule!

Park Avenue Grooming
(734) 891-6121
41395 Wilcox Rd
Plymouth, MI
Our groomers and owners, Julie Heatley and Tina are all breed groomers, specializing in the Bichon Frise'. Together, we have had over 20 years of quality grooming experience. We are open Monday through Saturday and will make every effort to accomodate your specialized pet needs. We take care of your pets like we do our own!

Waggle N Whiskers Grooming Btq., Inc.
(734) 429-7687
100 S. Ann Arbor Street
Saline, MI
A full service pet salon offering dog & cat grooming/ pampering by skilled groomers with Hydrosurge bathing, premium shampoos & conditioners, FURminator Shed-Less treatments and more.. Open Monday - Saturday

Kelly Kennels
(734) 426-4700
7555 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI
A full service salon and kennel offering dog grooming and boarding services by skilled professionals. Since 1991, Kelly Kennels has striven to provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment for every pet boarded with or groomed by us to ensure that their visit with us is as pleasant as possible. Over the past 16 years, Kelly Kennels has established a reputation for giving the highest quality care for your dog or cat.

Bark'ers Pet Salon
(734) 254-9703
633 S. Main St.
Plymouth, MI
Professional pet grooming for an inexpensive price. All breeds welcome including cats. 20 years of combined experience. Offering everything from bathing to show cuts, nails and teeth cleaning. Pick up and delivery if needed. No Tranquilizers used!

My Dog's Groomer
(734) 844-8280
4000 N. Lilley Rd.
Canton, MI
My Dog's Groomer offer our customers a full service pet salon with talanted and very experienced groomers with the latest equipment and services in the industry. We offer a wide variety of special services or treatments that your pet may enjoy - "SPA treatments", Furminating, Scissor trimming, and breed cuts. My Dog's Groomer offers special needs programs, puppy specials, and Truck Driver no appointment necessary service.

About Cats & Dogs
(734) 429-3902
147 Keveling Dr
Saline, MI

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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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