We are an International Certifying Organization, and we Certify Worldwide.

We follow the standards and guides of PPGSA Standards of Care, Safety and Sanitation.

IGA has done written and practical
certifications online since inception

Read the PPGSA Standards of care for-safety-and-sanitation

Why Intellectual Groomers Association Inc., (IGA)

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Intellectual Groomers Association, Inc., (IGA) is a newly founded Grooming Association unlike any other. IGA is founded by a professional groomer for groomers. We are dedicated to advancing education, skill and professionalism in pet grooming nationally and internationally. Our programs are provided by highly respected, knowledgeable industry professionals; with experience in ownership, business management, and have advanced knowledge of all breeds of dogs and cats. Many are competition groomers, breeders and handlers.

We are the new experience in grooming association membership. Building on the already established solid foundations of other well respected grooming associations you will see new faces, ethics, and certification processes. We are creating open interaction to information in our ever-changing industry.

Welcome to IGA we hope that you will join us in our mission, and be the best that you can be.

button-orangeYour membership offers you the following, see complete details under Bronze and Gold memberships:

  • Certificate of Membership
  • 24/7 Access to Online Site Virtual Classrooms
  • IGA Lapel Pin
  • Podcasts
  • Code of Ethics
  • Logo Window Cling
  • Discounts to many events
  • 1 Critique per year
  • Informative articles
  • Guest Speakers
  • Discounts on many materials
  • An engraved Member Item
  • Membership Details

Groom of the Month


Schedule your salon for a certification day!

This is a schedule of grooming shows for 2017. It is only a schedule to show you what is going on through the year. This is NOT a schedule of every show we are attending.