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Bestfriends Pet Grooming
(330) 783-1700
1621 Bancroft Ave
Youngstown, OH
We are a home based grooming salon who caters to all of your bestfriends needs. Owner/Groomer has 15 yrs exp. in grooming all breeds of dogs and cats.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Exotic Animal Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery

Jo-Kar's Grooming
(330) 637-7387
266 West Main St.
Cortland, OH
Karen is a NDGAA Groomer and a Lic.Vet.Tech. Karen also was a cert.teacher at the TCJVS. Her daughter, Heather is also a NDGAA Groomer and manager of Jo-Kar. Please visit my web site: http://www.jo-karsiberians.com

Vanessa's Westside Pet Grooming
(330) 792-5453
2433 Mahoning Ave
Youngstown, OH
Nancy's Grooming
(330) 788-4276
5154 Southern Blvd
Youngstown, OH
South Mill Pet Care Center
(330) 758-6479
8105 South Ave
Youngstown, OH
Dog Grooming By Melissa
(724) 342-7237
870 South Buhl Farm Drive
Hermitage, PA
All breed pet grooming, canine massage therapy, training and upscale pet clothing call all be found here. We do not stack your pet in cages we are appointment based and specialize in making your canine companion relaxed and comfortable.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred, Show Grooming Services

Happy Dogs Pet Grooming
(330) 782-9000
859 Palmer Ave
Youngstown, OH
Vanessa's Westside Pet Grmng
(330) 792-5453
2433 Mahoning Ave
Youngstown, OH

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Pet Cuts
(330) 788-5643
4927 Market St Ste 1
Youngstown, OH
Nails To Tails
(330) 726-7200
1811 W Western Reserve Rd
Youngstown, OH

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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."


Saddle soap
Bucket of warm water
Nylon-bristle brush
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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