Cheryl's passion for animals started young. Her family always had dogs around. Both her parents and grandparents breed dogs. With the encouragement of her dad, she launched her grooming carrier 1991. As Nationally Certified Master Groomer, she is the only Nationally Certified Master Groomer on the South Shore. Cheryl is known nationally and internationally as one of the industries top Groomers. She successfully competed and won at grooming competitions with major wins including, Multiple “Best-In-Show” wins and multiple “Best all around” wins.  A member of the 02, 03, 04, 05, 06 and 07 GroomTeam USA (a group composed of the top 10 groomers in this country). Cheryl also served on the Board of NEPGP (New England Pet Grooming Professionals) for several years, and was the 2005 Groom Team Liaison. She retired in 2010 and was the Groom Team USA coordinator 2011-2018.  Cheryl is a sought after lecturer and judge. Cheryl still enjoys making everyday clients look and feel there best. 

​Ron has a special bond with animals. We hear all the time, "oh he doesn't like men", but they always Love Ron. Ron takes his passion for animals to work with him every day. When the salon first opened Ron would come in on the weekends to help out then In the early 2000 Ron left his job as a auto mechanic to join his wife in the family business. Soon after he started showing dogs, and today has finished multiple breeds. Ron has become an accomplished groomer and has done a little competition grooming of his own. In addition to being a groomer Ron is also a S.C.U.B.A instructor at North Atlantic Scuba in Marshfield, MA
Pooch Paws is a family Owned and Operated grooming salon.
As a Professional Pet Grooming Family. Cheryl and Ron own and manage Pooch Paws.
Dogs are their passion. 

In business for over Twenty Five in Hanover, Ma.
Ask them and they'll tell you,
"Someday's we can't believe how lucky we are, that we get to work doing what we love. 
Not everyone gets to say that.


​Ron Purcell

Meet the Team


Cheryl A Purcell NCMG