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All City Pet Care South - ER
(605) 496-0600
3508 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Pet Nannies And More
(605) 361-7007
7112 W 50th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Mini Critters
(605) 361-0006
3509 W 49th St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
All City Pet Care West
(605) 496-0369
3400 S Holbrook Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
All City Pet Care
(605) 371-2100
1920 S Sycamore Av
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Best Care Pet Hospital
(605) 334-2412
3209 S Summit Av
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Petco
(605) 361-5095
3110 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Sioux Valley Veterinary Clinic
(605) 334-0559
4600 E Arrowhead Parkway
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Petsmart
(605) 323-0111
2818 S Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Shear "n" Trim Grooming
(605) 720-2109
2109 Meadowlark Drive
Sturgis, SD
Description
Happiness is a well groomed dog that get lots of TLC. Open, afternoon 1:30pm till 9:00pm. Saturdays 6:00am till 6:00pm. Lots of love and care taken with all dogs.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Pet Daycare Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

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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