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Bowwow-Meeeoow Pet Sitting
(815) 469-7579
Frankfort, IL
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Happy Paws Pet Care Services
(815) 347-1666
Joliet, IL
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Pooper Scooper Service, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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At Your Bark and Call, Inc.
(708) 274-3789
Mobile Pet Styling
Orland Park, IL

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Pawsitively Adorable Dog Grooming
(708) 489-5359
13721 S. Lawler Ave.
Midlothian, IL
Description
I am a certified dog groomer with a lifetime love of dogs. I groom in the comfort of my home, where only one dog is groomed at a time from head to tail. This includes a bath, nails, ear cleaning, and a full professional groom. Appointments can be made by phone or e-mail. I groom during the day on Wednesdays only. Only small - medium sized dogs.

Happy Hounds Grooming Shoppe
(815) 464-3088
Heritage Plaza 3-E
Frankfort, IL
Description
Gentle and compassionate groomer with certification with accredited school,animal CPR and animal nutrition.Over six years experience. Quality grooming at reasonable prices. Member of ASPCA and Almost Home Foundation.

The Pooped Pooch
(708) 418-0706
Lansing, IL
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Doggie Day Care, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Camp K-9 Pet Resort & Spa Inc.
(708) 798-4473
18501 S. LeClaire Ave.
Country Club Hills, IL

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Brandy Alexander's
(708) 535-9663
15412 S. 70th Court
Orland Park, IL
Description
Our grooming salon will keep your pet looking and feeling reat! We offer a complete line of services, including baths, haircuts, and nail clips. We believe in providing every pet with a low-stress and relaxing grooming experience, and offer special handling for young puppies and elderly dogs.

Pet-Tacular Pet Grooming, Inc.
(708) 478-0011
11600 Francis Rd.#3
Mokena, IL
Description
We are a full service grooming salon that takes pride in a clean, friendly environment. Our grooming includes bath, nails, pluck/clean ears, express anal glands and haircut. Owner Julie Forkal has 5 years veterinary experience and 8 yeara grooming experience. Tours of our facility are available. Our normal hours are Tuesday- Friday 7:30-3:30 Saturday 8-4. Sundays by appointment. Earlier drop off and later pick up times available

A Touch of Class Dog Grooming
(708) 671-0493
12902 S. Lagrange Road
Palos Park, IL
Description
We have four full time groomers, allowing us to accomodate approximately 35 dogs per day. Owner, Shirley Labak, has over 30 years experience. All groomers are either certified or have 10+ years experience. We book one to two weeks in advance sometimes three for a Saturday. Open tues-sat by appointment only. We love what we do, and it shows!

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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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