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Paws-n-Claws
(318) 699-0440
2716 Nth 7th Street
West Monroe, LA
Description
Full service salon and kennel .Offering all-breed grooming by skilled professionals.All dogs are completely hand dried and scissor finished by professional groomers with over 25 years experience.Bath dogs are also welcome. Boarding available for small and medium breeds.Please visit our website.

Ty's Pet Service
(318) 361-2070
1813 Roselawn Ave
Monroe, LA
 
PetSmart Pet Grooming
(318) 325-7125
4429 Pecanland Mall Dr
Monroe, LA
 
Kims Professional Dog Grooming
(318) 345-8810
228 Old Bastrop Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Home Buddies New Orleans
(504) 891-3647
Marrero, LA
Services
Specialty Pet Products, Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, 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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Classic Clip Pet Boutique
(318) 509-8517
611 Stubbs Ave
Monroe, LA
 
Posh Pets Grooming Salon
(318) 387-9664
1029 N 6th St
Monroe, LA
 
Petco
(318) 322-3693
4209 Pecanland Mall Dr
Monroe, LA
 
K9 Krewe
(225) 364-9247
Baton Rouge, LA
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Errand Service, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Dog Training, Grooming, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Pet Sitters International

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Pet Pals, L.L.C.
(225) 218-7149
Baton Rouge, LA
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Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, 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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