Industry Calendar

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AKC S.A.F.E. Grooming Program

AKC S.A.F.E. Program can be taken online, or at the following trade events in 2018.
PetQuest (OH), SuperZoo (NV), Groom Texas (TX), All American Grooming Show (IL), Groom Expo (PA), New England Grooming Show (MA). For more information: click here


APRIL 2018

April 5 to 8, 2018

Northwest Grooming Show, Tacoma, WA
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April 12 to 15, 2018

Intergroom, Secaucus, NJ
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JUNE 2018

June 9 to 10, 2018

World Dog Expo, New York City
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June 21 to 24, 2018

PetQuest, Wilmington, OH
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June 26 to 28, 2018

SuperZoo 2018

SuperZoo, Las Vegas, NV
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JULY 2018

July 20 to 22, 2018

Groom Texas, Houston, TX
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August 23 to 26, 2018

All American Grooming Show, Schaumburg, IL
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September 27 to 30, 2018

Groom Expo, Hershey, PA
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October 2 to4, 2018

IBPSA Pet Care Conference, St. Louis, MO
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The International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA) is a professional business association that provides business resources, industry expertise, staff education and training, certifications, and legislative support for the pet care services industry. IBPSA Members include groomers, owners and employees of pet boarding and daycare facilities, dog walkers, pet sitters, veterinarians, trainers, and holistic care pet care providers. For the fast-growth, highly competitive world of pet care services, IBPSA is dedicated to providing its Members with what they need to be among those considered the best in the industry. IBPSA’s staff education and certification programs, developed by veterinarians and industry experts, provide an invaluable base of pet care knowledge for all service providers. The association’s focus on current industry trends and analysis of impact to business, as well as staying abreast of industry legislation, allows Members to focus on making their business a success. As part of its commitment to education and the business of pet care, IBPSA also holds its Annual Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show where speakers, sessions, and exhibitors are dedicated to helping pet care services providers grow their business, plan for the future, and maintain personal balance. Becoming an IBPSA Member is an investment in your future, with benefits that can last your whole career. IBPSA is the organization of choice for leading pet care services professionals.

October 26 to 28, 2018

National Dog Groomers Association of America

33rd Annual NDGAA Fun in the Sun, Orlando, FL
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November 9 to 11, 2018

New England Grooming Show, Sturbridge, MA
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