Understanding Man's Best Friend

How Did Your Dog Get to be the Way He Is......devoted, loving, loyal, adorable

 

It took millennia to create the pet that you love. Your dog is the result of selective breeding, design, and chance. Do you want to understand your dog? If you aspire to work with other people's dogs, don't you need to understand them? This course will teach you everything you need to know about your dog, and all dogs. Whether you are choosing the correct pet for your family, or about to work with a certain breed of dog, the information in this course will prepare you for life and work with canines.

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Explore such important issues as:

  • Knowledge of the wolf as a species, and the habits, characteristics, and society of wolves, are important to an understanding of the dog.

  • How man and dog begin their interaction. What each has to offer the other.

  • How Darwin's theory of evolution through natural selection helps us understand the dog and the way it has evolved into its present-day form.

  • Selective breeding and how the various breeds of dogs, and various jobs and tasks which dogs carry out, come into being.

  • The three critical periods in a puppy's life and why they are so important to its development and behavior as an adult dog.

  • How and when a puppy should be socialized to interact with other dogs and with humans.

  • Characteristics in a dog's temperament are inherited and are therefore the foundation of the dog's behavior.

  • How environmental factors shape a dog's temperament and behavior.

  • How do you control these environmental factors to raise an ideal, cooperative pet?

  • Why does a dog either flees or fights in a situation which the dog perceives as threatening?

  • Why understanding this flee or fight syndrome so important.

  • How a dog interprets certain types of eye contact.

  • How you use eye contact to help you interact with almost any dog successfully.

  • What is the correct method for "introducing" yourself to almost any dog?

  • What is a dog trying to tell you through its body language and vocalizations?

  • What is the difference between teaching and training, and why is this important to understand.

  • How do motivation and compulsive training methods differ, and why and when would you use each.

  • How positive and negative stimuli work in dog training.

  • What are the basic training commands and why do you need to master them in English, German and Dutch.

  • What basic obedience training entails and how you carry out basic obedience training.

  • New training methods are attracting attention because of their success.

Canine Care and Wellness

If you work with dogs all day, you owe it to yourself and to the pets in your care to achieve a specialist level and rank to be the best at taking care of man's best friend. 

Online Pricing Structure

Certificate of Completion 

Receive a Score: Grade: Rank: Level: Title

 

Purchase by the Course (Includes Online Only)

Tuition by the Course: Instructor Driven: $500

Read, Group Discussion, Study Questions, Search and Fetch, Multiple Choice Test by the Course 

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition by the Course: Read - Discuss with Instructor and Classmates: $200

Read, Discuss with Instructor and Classmates and Test by the Course

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition by the Course: Read and Test Only $100

Express and Take at Your Own Pace $100

Open for 1 Month

 

Purchase by the Course Series (Includes Online Only)

Tuition by the Course Series: Instructor Driven $450

Read, Group Discussion, Study Questions, Search and Fetch, Multiple Choice Test by the Course Series

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition by the Course Series

Read, Discuss with Instructor and Classmates and Test by the Course Series $150

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition for the Course in a Program

Read and Test Out by the Program

Express and Take at Your Own Pace $80

Open for 1 Month

 

Purchase by the Program (Includes Online Courses and Onsite Courses)

Tuition by the Course in a Program: Instructor Driven $400

Read, Group Discussion, Study Questions, Search and Fetch, Multiple Choice Test by the Program

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition for the Course in a Program

Read, Discuss with Instructor and Classmates and Test by the Course $120

Read and Test Out by the Program

The Course takes one month to complete.

Tuition for the Course in a Program

Read and Test Out by the Program

Express and Take at Your Own Pace $60

Open for 1 Month

About Pricing

You can purchase by the Course or purchase by a course series to receive a discount. You can also purchase by the program to receive the most significant savings. A program consists of online and onsite courses. 

If you work with dogs all day, you owe it to yourself and the pets in your care to achieve a specialist level and rank to be the best at caring for man's best friend. 

Onsite Pricing Structure 

Certificate of Completion

Score, Grade, Rank, Level, and Title

6 Clock Hours

  • Take the onsite Course with our Level 4 Specialists in Canine History Temperament and Behavior to receive your Certificate of Completion.

  • Interact with your onsite instructor and classmates to discuss the lessons. 

  • After completing the onsite Course, choose the best online course option for you to achieve your highest certification score, title, and rank. See the Online Pricing listed above. 

Instructor Driven Purchase by the Onsite Course 

Tuition by the Onsite Course - Instructor Driven $299

*Show Special Includes Online Read and Test Out by the Course Series 

Express and Take at Your Own Pace $60 Value

Open for 1 Month

Your Certification Title and Rank:

  • Level 1 Novice in The History of Canines Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 2 Master in The History of Canines Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 3 Expert in The History of Canines Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 4 Specialist The History of Canines Temperament and Behavior

Are you interested in teaching, training, and testing in the Nash System?

​To teach the online and onsite courses, you must complete the online and onsite course requirements with a level 4 specialist score and rank.

Course 1of 6 to complete the Pet Care Professional Certification 

  1. Understanding

  2. Form and Function 

  3. Taking Care

  4. First Aid and CPR

  5. Who's Who

  6. Variations and Creations