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Pet Felicity
(202) 658-8043
Waldorf, MD
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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(703) 329-1043
Alexandria, VA
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Friendly Animal Care
(410) 507-9455
Huntingtown, MD
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Pet Massage, Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, House Sitting, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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For My Friends Pet Spa
(571) 229-6898
600 S Washington St
Alexandria, VA
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We offer breed specific akc breed standard grooming, as well as mixed breed groomings as per owner requests. We welcome hand-strip and scissor clients. Our groomer, is an Award Winning, School Certified Master Groomer (Graduate of the NY School of Dog Grooming, 1991).
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Vet Referred

Bed, Bath, & Bones
(410) 535-1919
2821 Stinnett Rd.
Huntingtown, MD
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A full service all breed dog and cat grooming facility that meets all your pet needs. We offer a wide variety of services including pick up and delivery. Please call today for an appointment.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Livestock Grooming services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Pampered Pets of Southern Maryland
(404) 925-4785
White Plains, MD
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The Pet Nanny of Southern Maryland
(301) 653-5493
Mechanicsville, MD
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Pet Sitters International

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Pet Peeps
(202) 232-7387
Washington, DC
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Fresh Pet, Inc.
(301) 856-2794
9534 Crain Highway
Upper Marlboro, MD
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We are a full service retail store selling pet food and supplies, including holistic and organic foods for dogs and cats. We currently have 3 groomers, and licensed certified animal acupuncturist on staff and will be adding animal massage therapy. In business for 18 years. Open Monday-Saturday.
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All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred

Bed, Bath, and Bones
(410) 535-1919
2821 Stinnett Rd.
Huntingtown, MD
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We offer a variety of grooming services including most dog breeds and cats. We also provide doggie daycare, boarding ( for dogs over 35lbs), and inhome petsitting services.
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Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

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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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