About Jim’s Dog Wash
Jim’s Dog Wash has been a Division of the Jim’s group of companies since 1998, specialising in quality mobile grooming care of dogs throughout Australia & New Zealand.
Originally founded by Jim Penman, Jim’s Dog Wash was purchased by Michael Johnston and brother’s Craig and Andrew Parke in December 2008. Seeing an amazing opportunity to become part of one of Australia’s fastest growing industries, the Pet Industry, the three knew that by combining there skills they would have the chance to build Jim’s Dog Wash into one of the premier mobile dog grooming companies in Australia and abroad.
Andrew Parke already the owner of Jim’s Antennas (11 years – current), one of the Jim’s Groups most successful divisions is also currently a trainer in the Jim’s Group Franchisor development program.
Craig Parke began over 15 years ago as a Mowing Franchisee and quickly went onto launch the Jim’s Trees division in 1997. Following a number of years in the Tree business, Craig spent 4 years as chief franchising manager with the Jim’s Group, during that time he launched and help develop a number of other divisions.
As well as being a partner in Jim’s Dog Wash Craig is also currently the owner of Jim’s Skip Bins along with Andrew.
Michael has been involved in direct sales, sales management and general management for a number of large retail and Franchised companies over a period of 15 years with a strong focus on customer service and retention.
Jim’s Dog Wash Franchisees have proven over the years to be reliable, trustworthy, caring and considerate business men and women with a passion for the care of dogs of all shapes and sizes in their local communities.
Our franchisees are carefully selected individuals, trained by some of Australia’s best dog grooming instructors and supported by Australia’s largest home Services group, the ‘Jim’s group’.
Whilst our dog grooming franchisees come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences they all have several things in common:
- Enjoy meeting people and have great communication skills
- Have a real drive and enthusiasm to make a difference
- Are positive individuals who can see the value to share and bond within a group of like minded people
- True and passionate animal lovers
There are not too many industries where you can truly say that most of the people within it are there because they love what they do, and are not in it just for the money.
But ours is one of them!
Jim’s Dog Wash is committed to changing the face of the mobile Dog Grooming service in Australia; we believe that just because we offer a mobile service, that doesn’t mean we compromise on the Quality Pet care, customer service or the Standard of dog Grooming that our customers receive.
At Jim’s Dog Wash our service is not one of “Splash and Dash” but one of quality and flexibility to meet the requirements of our customers’ needs in today’s hectic and forever busy world.
Our mobile groomers are fully equipped to come to your home or office rain hail or shine. Your Dog will only ever receive one on one grooming care. With no other dogs running around to scare or in intimidate them they will always have the full attention of our caring groomers to ensure the best possible experience.
Our Mobile grooming trailers use only warm fresh water and have a range of specially formulated bathing products form Natural, Breed specific Shampoos and conditioners to Medicated and Aroma therapy/Essential oil rinses to cater for all dog’s needs. And if you have a product that you would prefer us to use that we don’t already carry, we are happy to use that too.
So no matter if you are looking for a Breed specific cut or a you just want to give your dog a freshen up, your Jim’s Dog Wash Mobile Groomer will be there to help.
We believe that customer service should not just be an easily worded statement said by all, but an experience enjoyed by all that receive it!
For a great service call Jim’s Dog Wash today on 0800 454 654 or click request a free quote to arrange for a Jim’s Dog Wash Mobile Groomer to get in touch with you.