We Recognize The Value of Certification
Through the unity of its members IPG, Inc. is able to not only recognize the achievements and aid in the attainment of goals in individual skill and overall business success, through training, support and certification, but to provide an invaluable resource for information and support. It is the viewpoint of IPG through the cumulative efforts of professional groomer’s worldwide to establish clear standards of excellence within the industry.
The International Professional Groomers, Inc is an International organization which:
Provides International industry standards for the professional pet groomer based upon the countries breed standards of perfection. Tests are currently available for the US, Australia and Canada with translations in French and Spanish.
Provides advanced continuing education programs
designed to enhance the technical expertise and business acumen of professional pet groomers.
Provides a Code of Ethics
to be followed by all members and certified groomers, suitable for framing.
Provides an examination program whereby the grooming expertise of professional pet groomers may be demonstrated and certified. These tests are based upon the breed standards found in the American Kennel Club’s The Complete Dog Book, 20th edition (or your country’s governing Kennel Club standards) and the IPG’s Certification Guidelines. Certifies pet groomers in five phases, culminating in the:International Certified Master Groomer (ICMG).
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The Destination of Certification
The International Professional Groomers, Inc. is an international certification organization which provides voluntary certification for pet groomers based upon grooming to the breed standards and providing the highest quality care for their clients.
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