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National Cat Groomers Institute

The National Cat Groomers Institute of America, Inc. (NCGIA) was formed in the spring of 2007 for the purpose of setting and maintaining cat grooming standards, providing training and education, and awarding certification when training requirements are met.

The NCGIA is the original feline-specific groomers’ association to ever be formed. It has quickly grown into an international organization with members from all over North America, Australia, Europe, Asia, and South America. We exist to serve professional cat groomers around the world.

 

The objectives of the The National Cat Groomers Institute of America, Inc. (NCGIA) – the original cat groomer association:

  • Create, define, and uphold excellent standards of feline grooming
  • Provide various forms of education and training
  • Conduct seminars and workshops
  • Operate a feline-exclusive grooming school
  • Provide testing
  • Award certification
  • Teach and promote safety in feline grooming
  • Organize cat grooming competitions
  • Offer membership benefits
  • Provide support for feline groomers
  • Be involved in legislative work

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