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Bonsai Pet
(262) 284-4738
301 W Dekora St.
Saukville, WI
Description
All breed salon for dogs and cats, award winning stylist, unique pet trims, show style grooming, and hand scissoring. Low stress environment, personal service, flexible scheduling, open daily, evenings and saturday by appointment.

Cuties To Beauties Pooch Parlor
(262) 677-9000
4307 Jackson Dr
Jackson, WI

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Tailored Tails Pet Grooming
(920) 387-3236
103 S Main St
Mayville, WI

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Honey Lane Kennels
(414) 354-8938
8277 N 107th St
Milwaukee, WI
 
Lake Country Dog
(262) 490-0283
Oconomowoc, WI
Services
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, House Sitting, Pet Transportation, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, 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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KerMor Pet Grooming
(262) 241-8575
10000 N. Port Washington Rd
Thiensville, WI
Description
Ker Mor Pet Grooming serves pet owners in the North Shore area. We groom all breeds of dogs--including geriatric, special needs and behavior-challenged dogs. Cat grooming is also offered! All baths and grooms include nail trims, anal gland expression, sanitary trims and brushouts. The shop is open Tuesday-Saturday.

Pet Grooming By Honor
(262) 375-9366
1670 Pleasant Valley Rd
Grafton, WI

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Paw Prints Grooming
(262) 246-9333
W249n8240 Hillside Rd
Sussex, WI

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Red Wing Boarding Kennels
(262) 246-3850
N51w22289 Lisbon Rd
Sussex, WI

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Custom Grooming & Hometown Pet Care
(920) 568-9107
Fort Atkinson, WI
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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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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