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The Ontario Dog Groomers Association (ODGA) invites you to become a member of our community.

Upcoming events

    • Sat, June 08, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Element Vaughan Southwest
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    Registration is closed

    Join us for a fun filled day of educational seminars

    and networking with your fellow groomers!

    Registration includes 3 awesome demonstrations from 3 wonderfully talented ODGA members AND Lunch 

    Grooming Seminars by 

    Karen Smith, Nancy Bryson and Wynne Wong

    Don't miss this opportunity for not ONE but THREE demos for one inclusive price!!

    Only $50.00 for Members!!! 

    Non Members $75.00

    This event is being held at 

    Element Vaughan Southwest Hotel 

    June 8th at 10am check in 

    More details to follow 

     Discounted Pricing for Members!

    Not a member yet?? Join Now!!

    • Sat, June 08, 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Element Vaughan Southwest Hotel 6140 Hwy 7, Woodbridge, ON

    31st Annual General Meeting

    Minutes of the last Association Meeting

    Report of the President

    Report of the Secretary

    Report of the Treasurer

    Report of the Committees

    Unfinished Business

    New Business



    Please note:  

    • No children or pets allowed due to insurance stipulations

    • No video taping

    Join us for our Annual General Meeting held at

    Element Vaughan Southwest

    • Sat, June 08, 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Fionn MacCool's 6110 Hwy 7, Woodbridge

    Join the ODGA board

    for a fun evening of socializing!

    This is a great opportunity to meet fellow groomers and make some amazing new friends.

    As well as enjoy some tasty food and drinks

    We look forward to getting to know you all.


    • Sun, June 09, 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Element Vaughan Southwest
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    2024 ODGA Novice Invitational

    Celebrating Ontario's Pet Groomers

    June 9th, Element Vaughan Southwest

    Want to compete but don’t know where to start?
    Too intimidated to compete with the top groomers?
    Not ready to be judged but would love a critique?

    Register today...the #1 rule is to have fun while you learn

    The ODGA Novice Invitational is just that, a platform for groomers who are new to the competition world.

    We know many of you want to try competition, but some are intimated by stepping into that show ring alongside award winning groomers.

    Here is your opportunity to apply your skillset without pressure! Remember that even the top competitors had to start somewhere and felt just like you did.

    Our board members and judge Marcia Strong will help guide you through the novice competition and provide critiques, along with Q&A's to get you feeling comfortable. 

    Our #1 Rule is to relax and have fun!

    Dog sizes and times permitted:
    Small - 11” at withers = 1 hour
    Medium - 11” and up to including 17” = 1.5
    Large - 18” + = 2 hours
    (Dogs arrive prepped inc. bath/nails/pads/sani)



     Best In Show Prize $350

    1st place = $150

    2nd place = $100

    3rd place = $50.00

    Honorable Mentions = Prizes TBA

    Full event details will be available in  Member's Only section of the website Soon

    Not a member?  Join now to enter  - $25.00 Rens Voucher for New Members

    Deadline for entries - Friday May 28th

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