Definition of Certified Groomer
A groomer may receive a certificate from the school or instructor they were taught by but that does not constitute certification.
Certification is currently not required by law for a groomer to be able to groom dogs.
These are some of the recognized organizations that certify groomers: CPPS | IPG | NDGAA | ISCC
Expression of anal glands is considered to be a medical procedure by the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association and should only be done by a veterinarian or an Animal Health Technician who is under the direct or indirect supervision of a Vet.