Getting to the bottom of this issue

Warning, this is a smelly subject! Have you seen your dog scooting/scratching their bottom, chewing around the base of their tail or having difficulty sitting? Do you know about anal sacs and their potential complications? Anal sacs, or scent glands...

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Don’t burn your paws this Summer

Wow, the weather is really heating up! We're seeing more building and development in our area, which means more concrete, bitumen and paving. Please remember that our canine companions don't have the protection of shoes and feel the heat through their...

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Heat stroke and our extreme weather policy

Well, we've had a couple of hot days now with temperatures reaching the high 30's. With Summer well and truly on its way, just some reminders about heat stroke and our extreme weather policy: Heat stroke in dogs When your dog gets hot, you may...

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Finding the right groomer for you

As we head into Summer and our appointment book is packed full, we're receiving a number of phone calls from people desperate to find a new groomer. Sometimes we can squeeze you in because of a cancellation, but unfortunately we do have more calls than...

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Watch out! Snakes, grass seeds and allergies about!

With the weather warming up, we've been seeing more cases of seasonal Spring allergies and dangers to our four-legged friends. Be on the lookout for snakes, grass seeds and hayfever - here's a quick guide to surviving Spring: Snakes As we live...

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2016 Perth Pet Expo

We'll be attending Perth Pet Expo as visitors this year, but be sure to check out our friends at the Dog Groomer's Association of WA stand. It looks like there will be plenty to see and do at the Expo, hope we'll bump into you there!

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September Pets in the Square

The sun poked out from behind the clouds just in time for our agility course and dog wash. We had a blast at Cockburn Town Square at our last Pets in the Square event!

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Our appointment book is packed!

The warmer weather has just begun, but we are now fully booked for Spring-Summer 2016/2017. If you are an existing client, please sms us to check your current appointments or for priority booking. New clients please visit our booking page to...

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Now grooming in Treeby (Calleya/Banjup)

Part of our exisiting service area has been renamed to Treeby. Formerly part of Banjup, the new suburb encompasses the Calleya estate bounded by Armadale, Jandakot and Warton Roads. There's been a lot of new development in the areas we service,...

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August Pets in the Square

It was French Bulldog day at Pets in the Square this month including a fashion parade! Thanks again to the French Bulldog Awareness Group, Cockburn Living and Pawpics Photography for having us along.

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Posh Paws Dog Grooming & Spa is 2 years old today!

It's been 2 years since we visited our first clients with our custom made trailer and we are still going strong. We couldn't have come this far without the support of all our wonderful clients, suppliers, helpers and friends to which we send a...

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Spring shedding and shaves-offs

As the weather warms up, we're gearing up for a busy season of grooming. Spring is the busiest time of year for us at Posh Paws Dog Grooming & Spa, visiting our regular clients and fielding phone calls from new ones. With that in mind, here are some...

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Bella, Molly, Charlie & Max top dog names

Here’s an interesting read – an article that surveyed councils in Australia to find the most popular names and breeds of dog. Roll over Blue Heeler – a Maltese cross named Bella may now be the most quintessential Australian dog!

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We’re on a Winter holiday

Posh Paws will be closed for vacation from Wednesday 10th August - Fri 19th August 2016. During this time, we'll be recharging our batteries, getting ready for a very busy Spring grooming season, performing essential maintenance and upgrading to our...

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July Pets in the Square

We beat the rain and had a ball with the folks from Greyhound Adoptions WA. In addition to free dog washing, we also had a fashion parade and coffee from our friends at Mooba. Hope to see you at our next Pets in the Square at Cockburn Town...

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Terms of service and service prices

The end of the financial year is upon us again, which for may of us means tax time! At Posh Paws Dog Grooming & Spa, we use this time to review our prices and policies to ensure we are providing the best value service we can to our clients....

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June Pets in the Square

It was overcast but we were still open for dog washes with fresh hot water and heated dryers to make sure everyone left clean, dry and smelling beautiful! We'll see you at our next Pets in the Square, Cockburn Town Centre 20th July 2016.

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Don’t skip grooming this Winter!

Its getting cold, and we know that a warm, thick fluffy coat can help keep your dog warm, but did you know that it still needs to be groomed? Here are our tips for grooming your dog during Winter: Keep your dog dry Wet dog is not a nice smell, and damp...

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Pet ownership on the decline #KeepAusPetFriendly

In October 2015, The Mars Petcare Pet Positives Score Summary was made public highlighting that pet ownership numbers are on the decline in Australia. Now, the media is addressing this issue and what it means for our community, with the...

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Hugging and handling your dog

Last month, a Psychology Today article advising owners not to hug their dogs has caused some discussion amongst clients and colleagues. Because hugging, patting and handling are part of our everyday interactions with your dog, we thought we'd weigh in with...

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May Pets in the Square

Our first Pets in the Square event was a huge success, and we've booked in more dates in the upcoming months. Join us next Wednesday 18th May at Cockburn Town Square and you could win a $150 Pawpics Pet Photography Perth Photo Session.  Visit Cockburn...

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