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A Doggie Day Spa
(229) 244-4496
309 Janet St.
Valdosta, GA
Description
A Doggie Day Spa is a lavish full-service salon and spa that is designed for the comfort and safety of your pet. Owner-operator Kellie Inman has been grooming since 1998, to continue her education she attends clinics and seminars to improve and develop her grooming skills. At A Doggie Day Spa we take pride in catering to all your grooming needs. Please call us in advance for an appointment.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Groomingdales Professional Pet Grooming
(229) 245-0525
1508 E Park Ave
Valdosta, GA
 
Barkers Grooming Salon
(229) 247-1070
10549 Troupeville Rd
Valdosta, GA
 
Grooming Shop
(229) 245-8001
114 Webster St
Valdosta, GA
 
Canine Designs
(229) 253-9316
1913 Baytree Pl
Valdosta, GA
 
All God's Creatures Pet Grooming
(229) 219-0225
4674 Bemiss Rd.
Valdosta, GA
Description
Quality dog and cat grooming in a gentle, low stress environment. The owner is an experienced pet groomer, former humane society manager and veterinary technician. Your pet will receive a high quality groom which includes fluff drying, nail buffing and ear cleaning. Stop in and tour our facility. Open Tuesday through Saturday.
Services
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

Canine Clubhouse
(229) 259-9989
305 Janet St
Valdosta, GA
 
English Grooming Salon
(229) 244-4577
1500 Marion St
Valdosta, GA
 
A Doggie Day Spa
(229) 244-4496
309 Janet St
Valdosta, GA
 
Poodle & Pooch Pet Parlor
(229) 249-0200
114 Webster St
Valdosta, GA
 

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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