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    "G" Companies in Alphabetical Order

    Galaxy Grooming Co.

    5411 Sheila St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90040
    Telephone: 323-728-3980
    Fax: 323-728-5971
    Toll-free: 800-876-4599
    Web: http://www.galaxymfg.com

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    Geib/Buttercut Handmade Shears

    4700 Hall Road
    Orlando, FL 32817
    Telephone: 407-678-8023
    Fax: 407-678-4122
    Contact: Ed Geib, Owner
    Web: http://www.geibshears.com

    Manufacturer of high quality Shears for over 29 years. More than 400 models. Lifetime Guarantee. We also have stainless steel and ceramic clipper blades and offer sharpening services.

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    General Cage, LLC

    P.O. Box 104
    Elwood, IN 46036
    Telephone: 765-552-5039
    Fax: 765-552-6962
    Toll-free: 800-428-6403
    Web: http://www.generalcage.com

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    Go Mobile and Succeed (Book, DVD, Seminars)

    Telephone: 201-262-6761
    Contact: Ellen Ehrlich
    Web: http://www.gomobileandsucceed.com

    Ellen Ehrlich, of Royal Canine Mobile Grooming LLC, proudly announces the publication of her book, Go Mobile And Succeed, The MUST HAVE Manual for Starting and Growing Your Mobile Grooming Business. This long-awaited and information-packed book is a gift to the future generations of mobile groomers. Ellen has laid out a roadmap for people who are interested in being part of the booming business of mobile pet grooming. It also contains ideas aplenty for established mobile groomers who want to crank their customer service up a notch. Readers can follow along, step by step, as they read about how Ellen moved into a completely new career in pet grooming and set up an extremely successful mobile salon. Within three years Ellen had paid off her new van, all her canine clients weigh less than twenty-five pounds, live within ten miles of her home, and are groomed on a maintenance schedule. Her formula worked for her and can be tailor-fit to work for you. This is the information she wishes she had when she started her mobile grooming business. Topics include: scheduling, routing, pricing, breed and breed trims, policy/release forms, customers, overbooking, working on Saturday, marketing, advertising, client calls, newsletters, testimonials, the three most important questions, bookkeeping, insurance, the van, mobile tips, health and safety, and more. This book will help you answer the all-important question: Is mobile grooming right for you? Please click here to visit our website for order info.

    Go Mobile And Succeed - The Seminar DVD – Ellen Ehrlich
    Ellen Ehrlich is excited to announce the debut of her new seminar DVD - Go Mobile and Succeed - The Seminar. This DVD was created by a groomer who began her business right out of grooming school and made it fly! Go Mobile And Succeed - The Seminar DVD is packed with secrets on how to start and operate a mobile grooming business. It is an educational experience like no other, for every shop, home, housecall, and mobile groomer from the newbie to the seasoned professional.
    With two hours of solid information, Ellen’s observations and ideas coupled with her practical and comprehensive advice on running a mobile grooming business are accessible to everyone. This seminar is filled with real-life experiences, full of insights and lessons learned that would benefit any pet groomer. Learn the key factors in making your business fun and successful. Ellen shares helpful details and true stories in her folksy style that she is known for. Her obvious passion and enthusiasm for the grooming industry is clearly evident and contagious. She wants to help YOU realize your dreams as she brings to life her popular book Go Mobile And Succeed, a book that is loved by many. This is the next best thing if you are unable to attend one of Ellen’s seminars. You will be inspired and motivated by her story...and will learn that you too can succeed in the wonderful world of mobile pet grooming. Please click here to visit our website for order info.

    Ellen Ehrlich is excited to announce the debut of her new book 49 Essays On Pet Grooming where she has chosen to include 49 of her most popular essays from her blog Go Mobile And Succeed. Ellen covers current topics of interest that are important to shop, home, housecall, and mobile groomers, from the newbie to the seasoned professional. After receiving over 30,000 hits on her blog she realized that her colleagues were interested in what she had to say. This book is filled with real-life experiences, full of insights and lessons learned that would benefit, inspire, educate, and motivate any pet stylist. Follow Ellen’s adventures through cat grooming school and her TV appearance on Animal Planet as she shares her experiences, her opinions on important issues, and the trials and tribulations we all face as pet stylists. Being inspired by the things she does every day gives her the impetus to keep writing. This collection, written in her entertaining style, will put a wealth of knowledge right at your fingertips. If enthusiasm is contagious, you will catch it reading this book 49 Essays On Pet Grooming. It is as uplifting as it is informative. Ellen has some important lessons to contribute to our industry, and we are privileged that she lets her voice be heard.
    Please click here to visit our website for order info.

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    Golden Paws





    6727 Weslayan
    Houston, TX 77005
    Telephone: 713-412-1786
    Toll-free: 888-808-PAWS
    Main Contact: Mitzi Hicks
    Email: info@goldenpaws.com
    Web: http://www.goldenpaws.com

    How would you like to substantially increase the income in your professional Pet Salon with very little investment? We are offering a turnkey program licensing individuals the “Golden Paws” training method. Along with providing extensive training and step-by-step instructional material, we will assist you in a complete school set up. Look at these features we offer to help you, 1) Provide a proven training program, 2) Obtain state accreditation, 3) Tool Distributorships, 4) Marketing – What works, 5) All program Material, Tests, Forms, and Support Material, 6) Financing avenues for your students and 7) 40 years of school operational experience and support. Teaching someone to become a pet stylist is very complicated, but with the Golden paws step-by-step instructional method, it becomes so easy! Based on our many years of teaching experience, we have put a complete school package together. Our goal is to create the desire on the part of anyone who wants training in pet styling to seek a “Golden Paws” licensed school! Each school will have a defined, exclusive territory!

    If you have a sincere desire to give students the best training and you would enjoy contributing to raising the standards in the pet styling field, as well as adding substantial profit to your business.

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (CA)


    41-750 Rancho Las Palmas Dr. #J-2
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    Telephone: 760-346-1510
    Contact: Wendy Johnson
    Web:

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (CA)


    145 W. Whiting Avenue
    Fullerton, CA 92832
    Telephone: 714-883-3400
    Web: http://www.ocacademyofpetstyling.net

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (IL)

    6460 N. Milwaukee Ave
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Telephone: 872-223-4880

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (FL)



    19030 West Dixie Hwy
    Miami, FL 33180
    Telephone: 305-290-4245
    Web: http://www.goldenpawsmiami.com

    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy offers excellent career training through knowledge and high skill level to become a professional pet stylist in a recession proof career. Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy is part of “Rios Pet Spa & Boarding Salon.” Rios Pet Spa & Boarding Salon is an upscale pet styling facility that is well established with a large cliental and has a variety of breeds for grooming. The student has the opportunity to train and gain experience in a real world setting. The schools’ mission is to equip the students with a strong foundation of styling/bathing skills and customer satisfaction that will enable them to enter the job market as a pet stylist or pet bather. The school has a proprietary license to teach the “Golden Paws Method” a proven program with many graduates in its 5 decades of teaching pet styling. This program not only teaches you to learn and develop quality pet styling/bathing skills but also to understand how to apply them to create all breed designs and individual customer requests. If you learn in an environment of professionalism; high expectations; how to make clients happy by achieving the style they want; and caring for their pet, then you learn what makes a person a success in the pet styling field! As in any field the student’s success depends on the students desire to work and apply themselves. If you love pets and want to make working with them your life career, then give us a call at 305-290-4245 or visit us at www.goldenpawsmiami.com. Together we can make it happen! Please click here to visit our web site for more information, or call today.

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (KY)



    292 Glades Rd., Ste. #3
    Berea, KY 40403
    Telephone: 859-228-0634
    Contact: Virginia Day
    Web: http://www.goldenpawspetstlyingacademyky.com

    The mission of Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy is to equip students with a strong foundation of styling skills that will create customer satisfaction, thereby enabling them to have a successful career in the pet styling profession. The student will enter an environment of professionalism and high expectations and will learn the necessary job skills that will develop this strong foundation. This will allow the graduate to enter the job market as a pet stylist in grooming salons, veterinary clinics, mobile grooming, pet resorts, kennels, humane societies, rescue shelters, or even open their own business. Our school has a proprietary license to teach using the "Golden Paws Method", a step-by-step instructional program with 35 years of proven success. This fast track comprehensive program is designed for the student to learn all of the basic grooming skills with an emphasis on the fine finishing skills, and than apply them to AKC breed designs or individual customer requests. The objective of the Professional Dog Styling Program is to develop and harness the full range of the studentʼs talents and contribute to their overall development. This curriculum is designed to help students reach their full artistic potential, and to assist the student in developing quality skills. If you love pets and want to make working with them your life career, than give us a call. Together we can make it happen! Please call Virginia Day at 859-228-0634 or click here to visit our web site.

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (PA)



    2101 Greentree Road
    Scott Towne Center, Ste. B-109
    Pittsburgh, PA 15220
    Telephone: 412-279-9383
    Contact: Michael Lisk
    Web: http://www.goldenpawspittsburghpa.com

    If you love animals and you have a flair for creativity, a career in pet grooming is for you! At Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy, Pittsburgh PA, you can train to begin an exciting and rewarding career in grooming in a little over 8 weeks. Whether your dream is to work independently or in an established salon, Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy can assist you to reach your goal. The Golden Paws curriculum and instructor are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. We offer individual instruction and a “hands on” approach to grooming. We are unique in that we are embedded in The Pet Salon so you will gain experience in grooming a diverse range of dog breeds that differentiates us from other grooming schools.
    Please call Michael Lisk to schedule a tour by calling 412-279-9383 or click here to visit our web site.

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    Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy (WI)



    2128 Hall Avenue
    Marinetta, WI 54143
    Telephone: 715-732-6176
    Contact: Denise Wiedemeier
    Web: http://www.goldenpawswi.com

    The mission of Golden Paws Pet Styling Academy is to equip students with a strong foundation of styling skills that will create customer satisfaction, thereby enabling them to have a successful career in the pet styling profession. The student will enter an environment of professionalism and high expectations and will learn the necessary job skills that will develop this strong foundation. This will allow the graduate to enter the job market as a pet stylist in grooming salons, veterinary clinics, mobile grooming, pet resorts, kennels, humane societies, rescue shelters, or even open their own business. Our school has a proprietary license to teach using the "Golden Paws Method", a step-by-step instructional program with 35 years of proven success. This fast track comprehensive program is designed for the student to learn all of the basic grooming skills with an emphasis on the fine finishing skills, and than apply them to AKC breed designs or individual customer requests. The objective of the Professional Dog Styling Program is to develop and harness the full range of the studentʼs talents and contribute to their overall development. This curriculum is designed to help students reach their full artistic potential, and to assist the student in developing quality skills. If you love pets and want to make working with them your life career, than give us a call. Together we can make it happen! Please call Denise Wiedemeier at 715-732-6176. For more details please click here to visit our web site.

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    Golden Paws School of Dog Grooming (TX)



    6727 Weslayan
    Houston, TX 77005
    Telephone: 713-336-9005
    Fax: 713-784-0594
    Main Contact: Valentene Rice
    Licensed: Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools & Colleges Section, Austin, Texas
    Established: 1995
    Web: http://www.goldenpaws.com

    The mission of Golden Paws School of Dog Styling is to equip students with a strong foundation of styling skills creating customer satisfaction, and to enable them for a successful career in the pet styling profession. Students enter an environment of professionalism and high expectations. They learn the necessary job skills to develop a solid foundation on which to base their careers. Graduates are prepared to enter the job market as pet stylists in grooming salons, veterinary clinics, mobile grooming, pet resorts, kennels, humane societies, rescue shelters, or even open their own businesses. Our school has a proprietary license to teach the "Golden Paws Method", a step-by-step instructional program with 35 years of proven success. This fast track comprehensive program was designed for the student to learn all of the basic grooming skills with an emphasis on fine finishing skills, and to apply them to AKC breed designs or individual customer requests. The objective of the Professional Dog Styling Program is to develop and harness the full range of the students talents and contribute to their overall developement. This curriculum was designed to help students reach their full artistic potential with to develop quality skills. If you love pets and want to make working with them your life career, then give us a call. Together we can make it happen! Please click here to visit our website for more information.

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    GoMobile Conversions




    Telephone: 801-360-1668
    Web: http://www.gomobileconversions.com

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    Governor Insurance Agency



    Robert Thompson
    972 Youngstown Kingsville Road
    PO Box 770
    Vienna, OH 44473
    Telephone: 330-539-9999
    Fax: 330-539-9998
    Toll-free: 1-877-PETGROOM
    Web: http://www.gibsongovernor.com

    As a pet groomer or kennel owner, you provide specialized care to your customers most cherished possessions-their pets. You've built your reputation on your professional skill, experience and the individual attention you give to pets and their owners. Your expertise is in demand and sooner or later, it seems, nearly everyone needs your unique services. Just as you treat each pet individually, you need an insurance program that suits your particular needs. At the Governor Insurance Agency, our goal is to meet those special needs and provide a program designed specifically for you. Endorsed by the National Dog Groomers Association of America since 1986, Governor Insurance Agency has developed specific programs to meet the unique and ever-changing exposures your industry encounters each day. Insurance coverage is available for fixed groomers, mobile groomers, and kennel owners. Click here to visit our web site or call 1-877-PET-GROOMER.

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    Grafia Inc.

    1650 N. Glassell, Suite J
    Orange, CA 92867
    Telephone: 949-559-5699
    Fax: 714-998-7779
    Web: http://www.windowsigns.com

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    Greenville Technical College Northwest

    PO Box 5616
    Greenviille, SC 29606
    Telephone: 864-246-7282
    Fax: 864-294-9687
    Toll-free: 800-723-0673
    Web: http://www.gvltec.edu

    The Animal Studies Dept consists of Veterinary Asst. and Small Animal Care. The SAC program can start you on your path as a a professional groomer. You may qualify for financial aid. Call today for more information for a career in the animal care industry.

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    Groom Classic Trade Show (Mink International)



    Mink International
    406-I West Pine St.
    Raymore, MO 64083
    Toll-free: 800-705-5175
    Web: http://www.groomclassic.com

    The Groomer's Trade Show! Exhibition booths, competitions, seminars, shopping, comedy club and more. Please click here to visit our web site for more information.

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    Groomadog Academy



    Kathy Sanders, Owner
    P.O. Box 788
    Ridgeway, SC 29130
    Telephone: 803-337-3534
    Fax: 803-337-8265
    Toll-free: 866-810-DOGS
    Web: http://www.groomadog.com

    Groomadog Academy is a national licensed dog grooming school with BOTH an onsite school location and a home study course. We grade every dog you groom. Dog grooming can be learned by correspondence if your school is dedicated to give you the time and effort you deserve when paying to learn a trade. Our classes are 90% hands on. You will have the knowledge to groom over 160 breeds. Our students can compete in national competitions as well as get certified through national grooming associations. Our course, written by a master groomer that owned a residence dog grooming school for ten years and Thrudreamin' Enterprises, a groomer's consultant firm. Let’s open your shop today. Available in DVD, VHS and CD-Rom.

    Here's a quote from a satisfied student, "I have been a student and I am ready to hand in my Final now. I can honestly say that I have gotten more feedback than I imagined. Kathy takes a lot of time with the pictures you send her of your groomed dogs. She writes notes and even draws lines to show where improvement is needed and has always thoughtfully answered any question that I have had. The student forum has been a wealth of info. I truly feel that I got my money's worth and more, plus I get to be a certified groomer instead of just a groomer with a correspondence course certificate. Lately I have been grooming in a leased space in front of a 17-year veteran groomer, and I can tell you that you can have confidence in what you will learn at Groomadog Academy.” Click here to visit the Groomadog website.

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    Groomers Best Inc.



    813A Birch St
    Brandon, SD 57005
    Telephone: 605-582-3013
    Fax: 605-582-2091
    Web: http://www.groomersbest.com

    Groomer's Best offers high quality products and services to the grooming, hair and veterinary industries at very affordable prices! We provide excellent customer service and stand behind our products and services. We sharpen scissors, clipper blades, and large animal blades for the dog and cat grooming industry to include groomers, hair salons,and veterinarians. We manufacture pet bath tubs and kennel cage units using 20 gauge stainless steel. The stainless steel pet tub bathing systems can be ordered as regular tubs or our popular walk through tub design which includes a welded non skid pet ramp. The tubs can be ordered in 36", 48" or 58" widths and are 28" deep and 44" high.

    Optional tub accessories include door for walk through tub, non skid pet steps, shampoo bottle holder that holds up to four 32 oz bottles, regular or hinged polyethylene kennel grade floor grates to fit the tub ordered, a small raised floor grate for shampooing small animals, and plumbing kit for the tubs (includes chrome faucet, 60" flex hose, hand held sprayer, drain with hair trap, and PVC "p" trap). The tubs have a sturdy leg base and include floor levelers, hot and cold water ports available on left or right, and back splash with 2 animal restraints. Our 5 unit stainless steel kennel cage bank comes fully assembled with two locking castors for the front and two regular castors for the back that can be attached for easy moving. The dimensions are 58" wide x 62" tall x 25" deep with 2 larger cages on the bottom and three smaller cages on the top. The unit has a unique waste containment design...waste flows down a channel in the back on the cages and collects into one plastic tray at the bottom of the cage which makes clean up as simple as hosing down the unit and emptying one pan! Each cage has a removable polyethylene floor grate, heavy duty door latches and a locking stainless steel divider on the lower cage set that can be removed to make one large cage. Please click here to visit our web site.

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    Groomers Choice Pet Products



    1501 N. Industrial Ave.
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Telephone: 605-334-3886
    Fax: 605-373-1166
    Toll-free: 888-364-6242
    Web: http://www.groomerschoice.com

    Groomers Choice Pet Products, an award-winning supplier, specializes in providing personalized service to the professional pet groomer. Our 20+ years grooming experience coupled with the best prices in the industry make us a wise choice for the professional pet groomer. Click here to visit our website for more information including specials and promotions.

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    Groomers Helper



    3 S. Franklin Avenue
    Margate, NJ 08402
    Telephone: 609-822-6366
    Fax: 609-822-2920
    Contact: Charles Simons
    Established: 2001
    Web: http://www.groomershelper.com

    Earn More Money – Reduce Struggling – Stop Being Bitten. Groomers Helper is the #1 system on the market. The Groomers Helper will STOP biters, head-droppers, head bobblers, sitters and spinners. Do nails on most dogs with only one groomer. Fits most grooming arms round or square. Reduces struggling. Keeps the groomer and the pet safer. Easy to set up - Even easier to use! Pays for itself in the first day. Can be set up left handed or right handed. Lifetime guarantee on craftsmanship & satisfaction. Visit our website at www.GroomersHelper.com or call 609-822-6366.

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    GroomTeam USA



    http://www.groomteamusa.com

    Groom Team USA, Inc. is strictly a non-profit organization which encourages professional pet stylists in this country to maximize their grooming education and skills, and offers them the opportunity to represent the United States of America at World Team Competitions. Team selection is based on points accumulated at various GroomTeam sanctioned contests held throughout the country over a two-year period. GroomTeam USA, Inc., sends the top point earners as a team, all expenses paid, to compete abroad (think of it as the "Olympics of Professional Pet Styling"). GroomTeam USA, Inc., is entirely funded through generous donations from within the pet styling industry including major corporate sponsors, auctions held at shows and merchandise sales. The Board of Directors, Officers, Associates and many helpers, all volunteer their time. Our Organization wishes to thank all who developed the concept of GroomTeam back in 1987, believed in its potential, and have provided support over the years allowing it to thrive.

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    Institute of Technical Arts



    493 Semoran Blvd
    Casselberry, FL 32707 (Orlando Area)
    Telephone: 321-280-8ITA (8482)
    Toll-free: 888-994-4ITA (4482)
    Web: http://www.myita.edu

    Now is the best time to look to your future, do what you love and prepare yourself for a career in the Pet Grooming industry at the Institute of Technical Arts (formerly Florida Institute of Animal Arts). In operation since 1988, the school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, recognized by the United States Department of Education, and Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education. Federal, State and private financial aid including grants, loans and scholarships are available to students who qualify.

    ITA uses a professional method of instruction, accomplished through hands-on experience, theory, lectures, demonstrations and video labs. The school provides students the opportunity to observe and practice technical skills, learn time management, and develop study skills needed to succeed. Special individualized instruction allows students to reach a high level of pet grooming knowledge and skills. Students learn in a comfortable, efficient environment from the expertise of instructors with many years of experience who are respected and recognized in the industry.

    On campus within the School of Animal Arts are lecture classrooms and several grooming studios. Clean, individual grooming stations that simulate the actual work place environment await each student. The school's modern equipment provides a safe and healthy environment to learn the profession of pet grooming. Since classes are conducted at an established pet grooming salon, students have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of breeds. The salon has over 4000 furry clients for students to enhance their grooming skills. Enhancing the beauty of the pet with proper grooming techniques is learned through extensive training from standards established by the American Kennel Club (AKC) utilizing nationally recognized and accepted grooming practices. Day, evening and Saturday programs are available so students can fit their classes around almost any schedule.

    In a short time, you will graduate with the knowledge and skills that you need to succeed. Your diploma from ITA can provide you with an exciting and satisfying future. The school's goal is to see that each student is gainfully employed upon graduation by providing resources that will assist potential students, current students, and alumni in developing and implementing an effective career plan. The school is dedicated to help students make their dreams come true!
    ITA has been a leader in industry direction, trends, and style for over 25 years. The school has been awarded "School of Excellence" in 2012 and "School of Distinction" in 2002 from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. In 2012 the school was awarded one of the "Top 50 Companies to Watch" by Grow FL and "School of the Year" by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges in 2004.

    Your future can begin now by applying to the Institute of Technical Arts TODAY! Call now to make your dream of working with animals come true. 321-280-5-ITA (482) or visit our website at www.myITA.edu or text us now at 321-282-6-ITA (482)

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    Intergroom



    76 Carol Drive
    Dedham, MA 02026
    Telephone: 781-326-3376
    Fax: 781-326-2971
    Main Contact: Christine DeFilippo
    Web: http://www.intergroom.com

    The Intergroom trade show provides a forum for exchanging information and for networking with other professionals who share your interest in grooming, breeding and exhibiting. Pre-registration begins February each year. At the conference held in the United States each year, Intergroom always begins with an international grooming competition that leads to the title of "Intergroom International Groomer of the Year" - one of the most prestigious awards in the the world of grooming. The quality of grooming is extremely high and the competition is keen as top groomers from the United States, Canada, England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, compete for over $20,000 in cash, trophies, rosettes and prizes in this competition, alone. Groomers can compete in six different classes: (1) Poodles, (2) Terriers, (3) Hand Stripping, (4) Spaniels and Other Sporting Dogs, (5) All Other Purebreds, and (6) Mixed-Breed/Miscellaneous (this includes dogs of mixed-breed parentage plus any purebreds that will be trimmed in styles other than "standard"). Competitors are judged by a panel of international experts. Each year, in addition to the well-known Americans, several judges from other countries are invited to be a part of the jury. The Rising Star Competition was first added to Intergroom in 2001. Met with grand applause, we enjoyed a wonderful entry in this contest designed specifically for the Novice and / or Intermediate Groomer. The wonderful and generous Class Sponsors from our Groomer of the Year competition, anxiously included this new competition with their sponsorship. With the special title of “Rising Star of the Year” we shall continue to offer this wonderful new competition. The rules are the same as those for the Groomer of the Year Competition. Please click here to visit our website.

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    International Professional Groomers, Inc.(IPG)

    Mail Only:

    6475 Wallace Rd NW
    Salem, OR 97304

    Contacts:

    Linda Easton K9concepts@aol.com or linda@ipgicmg.com
    503-551-2397 or fax 503-581-1220
    Web: http://www.ipgicmg.com

    At International Professional Groomers, IPG, 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 a 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.

    Obtaining certification through IPG will stand as a solid credential to prospective clients or employers, assuring them you possess the passion and drive to enhance your knowledge and skill. The certification process not only enhances the image of your industry, it will show you are much more desirable and qualified to prospective employers or when presenting your business proposal to planning commissions and loan departments. Certification is a great way to validate your professionalism.

    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).

    Certified Groomers Directory published annually will list all certified IPG members.

    Notification of IPG, Inc. certification test sites, workshops and continuing education opportunities, as well as other national and international seminars.

    Professional fellowship: IPG, Inc. provides you an opportunity to expand your professional contacts and make new friends among individuals with common interests, concerns and goals. Quarterly newsletters to keep you abreast of association activities as well as industry news
    and events. Please click here to visit our web site.

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    International Society of Canine Cosmetologists (ISCC)



    2702 Covington Dr.
    Garland, TX 75040
    Telephone: 972-414-9715
    Web: http://www.petstylist.com
    Email: clauritzen@petstylist.com
    Email: petproclassic@msn.com

    Established in 1990, ISCC is an organization designed for the continuing education and advancement of professional pet stylists. Dedicated to providing essential communication, networking, continuing education and certification services, ISCC provides a balanced and varied program of activities at the local, regional and national level to keep you on top of the latest trends, innovations and issues facing our industry.

    One of the primary goals of ISCC is to provide a medium for basic and advanced continuing education through comprehensive seminars, publications and technical support services. Novice or veteran, ISCC membership is a valuable resource that will facilitate your ability to establish contact with others within your profession to call on for guidance. You'll find that ISCC offers a variety of services through a number of different educational and social opportunities all designed to enrich you professionally and personally. While the major purpose of ISCC is to provide networking and educational programs, a comprehensive multi-level certification program has been implemented to establish acceptable and recognizable standards of pet styling excellence and to provide voluntary programs whereby that excellence may be visibly demonstrated, measured and verified. It is the philosophy of ISCC to guide their members through the testing process as an educational experience. We are here to provide support and assistance as you proceed in your pursuit of excellence! The ultimate goal of ISCC is to provide the most comprehensive educational programs available within the Pet Grooming and Styling Industry. We believe certification simply directs you toward that education and provides a method of validating your achievement. We are here to help you reach your goals! When you join ISCC and begin your certification, you become part of a group of stylists who are all working towards the same goal...self-improvement. What you put into this program is what you will get out of it and we are here every step of the way to support and guide you. Going through our certification program will help improve the skills you already have, learn some new ones and give you more confidence. Contact ISCC today! Please click here to visit our web site.

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    It's a Dog's World Grooming School

    402 E. Greenway Ste 7
    Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Telephone: 602-493-3647
    Fax: 602-493-8707
    Web: http://www.itsadogsworld.org