Master Pet Stylist (MPS)
International Society of Canine Cosmetologists
This rigorous program specializes in grooming all breeds to standard and is the advanced certification following Dermatech Specialist. Few groomers have successfully earned this certification due to the exceptionally challenging course content. 

Dermatech Specialist (DTS) 
International Society of Canine Cosmetologists 
This certification involves an intense and in-depth study of  canine skin and coat (including conditions and abnormalities) and topical conditioning protocols to produce the ideal breed standard coat.

Certified Master Groomer (CMG) 
International Professional Groomers Association 
This certification requires rigorous testing of groomer's knowledge of the hundreds of recognized breeds.  This includes anatomy, bathing, safety, health, sanitation, breed characteristics, breed standard haircuts and coat maintenance.

Companion Animal Hygienist (CAH)
World Pet Association
A highly challenging program that tests the groomer's knowledge about proper handling of skin and coat and maintaining different coat types and textures.   

Billy's Certifications