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Keeping Your Pooch Safe At Christmas

Keeping Your Pooch Safe At Christmas

December 17, 2018

Christmas is nearly here and that means lots of celebrating with friends and family, but a lot of the fun things that we associate with Christmas can be dangerous or harmful for our pets Decorations Poinsetta, Mistletoe and Holly are […]

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What Happens If Your Dog Eats Onions Or Garlic?

What Happens If Your Dog Eats Onions Or Garlic?

November 12, 2018

Most of us know that our dogs shouldn’t eat onions or garlic, but very few of us actually know why. Onions and garlic contain an ingredient called thiosulphate which is toxic to cats and dogs. All onions whether cooked or […]

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How To Clean Your Dog’s Ears And How Often?

How To Clean Your Dog’s Ears And How Often?

November 6, 2018

Dog Owners often ask if they should be cleaning their dog’s ears and how often. The answer is yes, but how often depends on the breed. Some dogs are more prone to developing ear infections, depending upon the breed. Dogs […]

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Dogs get jealous and a bunch of other facts you probably didn’t know!

Dogs get jealous and a bunch of other facts you probably didn’t know!

November 1, 2018

According to scientists, dogs do suffer from jealousy, the same as humans. Researchers studied dogs and their behaviours and found that most were indifferent when their owners ignored them, but if their owners gave attention to a stuffed dog, their […]

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Puppy Training Tips!

Puppy Training Tips!

October 2, 2018

So you’ve got a new puppy? It’s never too early to start training and here our five top tips to help you! Think of your puppy as a toddler who has no concept of right or wrong, and needs to […]

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Top Ten Tips To Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

Top Ten Tips To Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

September 12, 2018

Visit the Vet. Annual check ups with the vet can catch illnesses before they become big problems. Prevent Fleas. Fleas cause itchy skin but can also be the cause of allergies that can cause anaemia and tapeworms Prevent heartworm. Heartworm […]

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Top Tips To Change Your Dog’s Behaviour

Top Tips To Change Your Dog’s Behaviour

September 5, 2018

Dogs are brilliant learners and harsh reprimands can make them afraid of you, doing more harm than good. Studies show that rewarding positive behaviour will get better outcomes and here are our top tips to help you: Establish Consistent Rules. […]

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Getting Your Dog Ready For Spring

Getting Your Dog Ready For Spring

August 13, 2018

Spring is almost here and the weather is starting to warm up, so it’s time to get your dog prepared for the season to ensure that you both get the most of summer. As the weather heats up the parasites […]

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How To Keep Your Dog’s Coat Healthy

How To Keep Your Dog’s Coat Healthy

June 12, 2018

Shiny coats are a sign of good nutrition, proper maintenance and an indication of the dog’s overall health. If you want your dog’s coat to really shine, then diet is the first place to look. In the wild, dogs eat […]

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Caring for our pets

Caring for our pets

May 15, 2018

AS A PET OWNER, MOST OF US KNOW OUR RESPONSIBILITIES OF CARING FOR THE ANIMALS THAT ARE SO DEPENDANT ON US. And so as pet owners, we also need to understand the benefits of regular grooming routines. A clean pet […]

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What Does Your Dog Dream About?

What Does Your Dog Dream About?

April 9, 2018

Have you ever watched your dog sleeping and seen his legs twitch or his paws moving? It’s impossible not to think that they are dreaming, but for many years scientists weren’t sure if animals could dream in the way that […]

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Preparing Your Dog For Autumn

Preparing Your Dog For Autumn

March 28, 2018

With summer over and the cooler time of the year about to begin, there are some necessities that your best friend will need to prepare for the coming winter months. Changing seasons means changes in your dog’s nutrition and lifestyle […]

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Keeping Double Coated Breeds Cool In Summer

Keeping Double Coated Breeds Cool In Summer

March 6, 2018

A dog’s undercoat is exactly as it sounds, it’s a second coat beneath the outer coat that keeps your dog warm in winter and cool in summer. Breeds that are native to colder areas generally tend to have undercoats and […]

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Keeping Your Pooch Cool In Summer

Keeping Your Pooch Cool In Summer

February 16, 2018

Australian summer means lots of fun outdoor activities with your pooch but when the temperature really soars, Jim’s Dog Wash has a few tips to keep your dog cool. Some dogs do struggle with the heat more than others, long-haired […]

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Grooming Short Haired Dogs

Grooming Short Haired Dogs

February 7, 2018

Grooming short haired dogs is not difficult, but it does require a little knowledge about the correct tools of the trade. A little time grooming will go a long way toward improving the bond between you and your dog, as […]

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Customer Demand Surges As Jim’s Dog Wash Approaches 2018

Customer Demand Surges As Jim’s Dog Wash Approaches 2018

December 26, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Jim’s Dog Wash, celebrates another very busy year, servicing more than 15,000 customers across Australia and New Zealand. Unfortunately, over 13,000 customers were also turned away due to the shortage of operators, equating to […]

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Interesting Fact About Dogs You Probably Didn’t Know

Interesting Fact About Dogs You Probably Didn’t Know

December 19, 2017

Dogs are thought to have been domesticated somewhere around 12,000 years ago. Nowadays there are over 150 different breeds of dogs and with so many different types, it’s not surprising that there is a bunch of things you didn’t know […]

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Puppy Grooming

Puppy Grooming

December 1, 2017

Scientific evidence suggests that grooming a dog is a great way of reducing stress. And your puppy will benefit from it, too! A puppy’s first groom is a momentous occasion, similar to a human getting their first haircut and the […]

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What Does A Dog’s Nose Know?

What Does A Dog’s Nose Know?

November 14, 2017

Even though humans and dogs can be best friends, we are very different in the way that we see the world. Apart from the obvious differences (they are furry and they bark instead of talking) the biggest difference is the […]

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Why Use A Mobile Groomer?

Why Use A Mobile Groomer?

November 7, 2017

There is a growing trend in the pet industry towards mobile dog grooming. Most of us don’t have the time to be loading up our pets and taking them to the salon. Jim’s Dog Wash comes to you and the […]

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Tips For Grooming Your Dog At Home

Tips For Grooming Your Dog At Home

November 7, 2017

Proper grooming is the key to a happier and healthier dog, but there are some mistakes that you can avoid when grooming your dog at home Bathing your dog Shampoo definitely gives your dog a fresh scent, but too much […]

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Looking after short haired dogs

Looking after short haired dogs

November 2, 2017

So you think short haired dogs can’t benefit from a groom?  Think again. If there’s one thing that never ceases to amaze us it’s the amount of people who mention in passing how annoying it is that their short haired […]

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Better Bubbles

Better Bubbles

November 2, 2017

Have you ever noticed how much cleaner your dog is after being to a groomer than when you wash him at home?  You pour on heaps of shampoo, throw in a little water from the hose, give him a scrub […]

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Removing Stubborn Stains

Removing Stubborn Stains

November 2, 2017

There are many things you can do at home to fix stains quickly, cheaply and painlessly with common things you would have around the house.  Firstly, it helps if you understand hair construction. The hair shaft is a strand of […]

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Winter Tips

Winter Tips

November 2, 2017

During winter many people struggle with the issue of grooming over this time.  People worry their dogs will get cold if they get them cut too short and some will skip a groom and let their dogs grow in a […]

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Itchy Skin

Itchy Skin

November 1, 2017

Itchy skin can be caused by a great many different things and looking for a solution is often time consuming and frustrating especially if it takes a while to narrow down the source of the problem. Whether the problem is […]

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Heat Spots

Heat Spots

November 1, 2017

Coming into summer, we see an array of health issues when we are grooming, and perhaps one of the most misunderstood problems are heat spots, so what are they are what can we do to help? Heat spots are a […]

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