International Professional Groomers, Inc - Approved Salon Application
International Professional Groomers, Inc - Certification & Education for Pet Groomers, Pet Professionals

1.      Salon Approval
…is available to Salons or mobile units whose owners and employees have fulfilled any of the above certifications and meet minimum standards of safety, salon set-up, and business practices.  Groomers should be CPG certified.  All staff must be CPG, CSP or CPB certified within 6 months in order for the Salon to become or remain IPG Accredited.  All staff must maintain IPG membership which will include annual continuing education modules for all staff members.  Approved Salons or mobile units must renew their Approval each year to standard best practices.

2.      Day Care Facility Approvals
…also accepting Pet Spa and Doggie Daycare facilities that demonstrate compliance with current leading edge standards and practices for pet and staff safety, hygiene and handling practices. The requirements are similar to those for Approved Grooming Facilities, with all staff holding minimum certifications.

If you are interested in having an IPG Safety Approved salon, fill out the application below and submit payment.  Your IPG membership must be current when you apply.

Your Salon Approval Package will include:

  • Resource Manual
  • Sample Business Forms
  • Sample Releases
  • Client Questionnaire
  • PPGSA Standards
  • Written Application 
  • Photo/Video evaluations

Once Approved, you will receive:

  • Listing on IPG Web Site/Directory
  • Press Release
  • Certificate
  • Approval Criteria sheet to post
  • Window sign to post for Approved Salon
  • IPG Approved Salon logo (digital) to use in your marketing

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