"The care and safety of the pets we work with is our passion. Helping groomers thrive is our dream."
"The care and safety of the pets wework with is our passion.Helping groomers thrive is our dream."

We are coming to a city near you to share... Safety, handling, customer relations, Pet first aid and CPR, profit centers in your salon, decrease stress, have more fun, increase profits, be treated like the professional you are... and more! Simply look below to find the event nearest you, for specific subjects and sign up details. We look forward to helping you love grooming even more. It's what we do!

Pet First Aid Information is below

Cute stuffed toy dog with bandage and sling. Boo boos need love

BrentwoodAdvanced Professional                 Dog First Aid and  CPR --           Class and Hands-on Demonstration and Practice,                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Brentwood, CA                                 Sunday, November 3 --                         9am - 2:30pm                         4505 O'Hara Ave. Brentwood, CA 94513                                                               Hosted By Doggie Depot

All classes registration at 8:30 am,

Class 9:00 am - 2:30 pm. 

Pre-registration is recommended, see below.

   Class as low as $129.00 pre-reg.

IPG or CPPGA Members, $99.00 


Pet First Aid card and certificate valid for 2 years.

You will get answers to:

 1. When to call the Veterinarian: 
 2. Poisonous plants:  resources
 3. Bandaging:
 4. Dog (pet) CPR: Hands-on! 
 5. Common Dog emergencies: 
 6. Preventing Accidents and Disease:  
 7. Immobilization and transport:  
 8. Disaster Preparedness:  
  9. Your first Aid kit: 

10. Disease awareness and prevention:

11.Restraint -- safe and effective

INCLUDES: notes, First aid book, class supplies 


  Workshop Sign-up below

We limit our class size to guarantee you have a great educational experience.  This is the only way to be certain we will have room for you and a book too!  Registration is on a first come, first served basis only.  You will receive a card and certificate valid for 2 years at the successful completion of the course. 

If you register online within 3 days of your class, PLEASE call us at 503-551-2397 after you sign up online. We want to be certain we have a seat available and your practice materials ready and on hand. Thank you for helping us make your registration stress free for us both, and successful too.

It's a great class!



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Road Trips! IPG-USA just got home from Missoula Montana. It was great to make new friends and help groomers thrive from first aid classes, and our new 2 hour salon safety continuing education session. Our drean is every for every groomer to thrive and love grooming!

Remeber to check back often as our 2018 ongoing Pet First Aid/CPR schedule changes often. We may be coming to your city!  Interested in hosting an event... let us know. Drjim.IPG@gmail.com


We are on the road to All American grooming EXPO. Classes on Employee relations and Dematting, plus the after first aid class listed for Love Fur Dogs. See ya there!

On the road locations listed on the left. Across the country and around the world!

Linda Easton, ICMG


is an International Certified Master Groomer and President of International Professional Groomers, Inc.  As a competitive groomer, Linda had numerous wins, including Best in Show, Best All-Around Groomer, and winning the Edemco 'Total Groom Extravaganza'.  After putting several obedience titles on her dogs, she worked as a professional handler, finishing 42 AKC championships and putting championship points on over 70 dogs in 19 breeds and all 7 groups.  Her grooming career began in 1973, and she just opened her ninth grooming salon at her horse ranch in Salem, Oregon. 

As an educator and certifier for IPG, Linda travels all over the world certifying groomers and giving groomer safety workshops in the United States, Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, and for the Japanese and has recently published a complete Grooming Course. Linda Easton judges grooming competitions worldwide, including the first Groom Team Australia qualifier and the first Wahl Talent in Brazil. She is currently launching a Grooming School and a Grooming Correspondence Course.

In 2014, Linda introduced revolutionary new IPG Certified Professional Groomer program to certify groomers for safety and establish industry standards of safety, sanitation and wellness. She spends free time on her 50-acre ranch where she and her family raise and train sport horses and ponies and work with their 4-H group, “developing friendships with horses”.  

Leading the world in education and certification

IPG has been certifying groomers at the International Masters level since 1988. As the world leaders in groomer certification education, IPG introduced the Certified Professional Groomer in 2014, The Advanced professional Groomer in 2016 and in 2017 announced a New and revised Salon approval program.

Every level of certification is complete in its scope and training. And all are designed to forward the groomers knowledge, success and joy of grooming. 


Certifications are held around the world, and the CPG and Advanced are often done from the comfort of your salon, by video. For more information simply click below and wander around the IPG main website.

Sharing the light of inspiration A candle looses nothing by lighting another candle. Let's be that light today!

Dr. Jim Warner

A long time ago... He started his first business, and has never looked back. Author, speaker and mentor to business professionals across america and around the world. His scripts are used in doctors offices, grooming salons, and by horse trainers, sign makers, educators, seminar leaders, writers and more.


As an author, he has writted books for both human and pet first-aid, and is the lead instructor for www.LearnDogFirstAid.com. His passion for emergency care and disaster preperation makes his classes both fun and a great learning experience. 


Now he consults on customer service, building professional practices, grooming and pet business best practices and is the executive director for International Professional Groomers, Inc. where he produces educational videos, newletters and helps grommers succeed.

You can count on a dynamic and fun presentation to help you build, enjoy and profit in your salon. 

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