In order to streamline certification processes, and standardize policies and procedures for the purpose of meeting regulations and standards in different jurisdictions, PAWGI is ending equivalencies as of August 31, 2015.

As for September 1, 2015, equivalency applications will not longer be accepted, and will not longer be processed. 

Applications submitted prior to August 31, 2015 will still be processed past September 1, 2015 until adjudication.