This again depends on what breed of dog you own. But Posh Pets would recommend no matter what breed you have all dogs need to be groomed regularly. Brushing your dog’s hair will stimulate the natural oils in the coat and help keep shedding hair to a minimum. Owners that groom their dogs regularly at home tend to notice changes in their dogs health more easily, such as lumps, bumps, warts, cists and any unwanted creepy crawlies they may have picked up on their travels. Posh Pets would recommend bringing your dog to the salon every 6 – 8 weeks for a full groom which would include a bath. For breeds that may not require such frequent visits to the groomers would still need to come in at least 3 – 4 times a year. Dogs with short smooth coats which you may think do not need to be professionally groomed still benefit a trip to the salon to get their ears checked and cleaned and their nails trimmed. And a thorough bath and groom through, which would include a basic health check as part of the grooming process at Posh Pets.