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The Grooming Shoppe
(254) 933-2807
707 West Loop 121
Belton, TX
Description
Let your loyal companion enjoy a day of pampering and prissing in a safe and relaxing enviroment. We cater to all breeds and feline grooming. Priding ourselves in a clean,friendly atmosphere where your dog can receive a simple bath or a stylish do.Specializing in what a owner wants and your pets need.Open Mon-Fri and every other Sat.walk-in nail trimming welcome

Wildflower Pet Salon
(254) 493-7832
3446 Old Waco Rd
Temple, TX
 
Clip-N-Dip Grooming
(254) 773-0781
1705 W Avenue M
Temple, TX

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Barking Oaks Pet Resort
(254) 778-2275
4153 Shallow Ford West Rd
Temple, TX
 
PetSmart
(254) 742-1816
3550 S General Bruce Dr
Temple, TX
 
All Breed Grooming By Lori
(254) 770-3371
1313 S 57th
Temple, TX
 
Oak Tree Dog Park
(254) 778-2275
4153 Shallow Ford West Rd
Temple, TX
 
Top Dog Pet Grooming
(254) 770-1001
1408 S 31st St Ste E
Temple, TX
 
Family Pet Clinic
(254) 771-0331
5233 S 31st St
Temple, TX
 
Animal & Bird Med Ctr Temple
(254) 899-8800
5202 Midway Dr
Temple, TX
 
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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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