Variations & Creations in Man's Best Friend (Pure Breeds 301)

There are different head types, ears types, neck types, body types, front types, rear types, tail types, and feet types on man's best friends. There are different coat types, coat colors, and mixes of colors and coat growth patterns.  

 

For the bather, groomer, and stylist, this information sets the stage for you to excel in the art of grooming and styling the canine. 

 

This unique certification course has all the answers. Understand why it is challenging to create round heads on Bichons with incorrect ear types and earsets. Learn the difference between a terrier front and rear and a Poodle front and rear. Study the difference between the square body type on a Poodle and a square terrier body type on the Fox Terrier. 

If you are a professional bather, groomer, stylist, or beginner with plans on a new career in styling dogs, you must have this information to achieve your ultimate goals!

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This Course is a must for all dog lovers and dog professionals. The components of the dog that all come together to create a beautiful creation include:

  • The coat types and how to know the difference.

  • The canine coat colors.

  • How to identify breeds by their coat color and markings.

  • The correct terminology for the different patterns and markings.

  • The eye shapes and colors and how they distinguish one breed from another. 

  • The ear types and sets that occur in the breeds. 

  • How to read breed standards and understand the ear types, earsets, and ear faults for pure breeds.

  • The different types of feet and how the breed standards describe the foot type.

  • What tail sets and types are standard for the five body types.

  • What are the seven basic head types and differences between the three different skull types?

  • What head types tell us about the breeds and their jobs.

  • What is a stop, and what are the five different types of stops?

  • How we differentiate between the three different head planes

  • What are the four different bite types, and what do they indicate about the various breeds.

  • What are the five different body types, how are they different from each other, and the silhouette they create?

  • Why are there different body types, ear types, and more, and why?

  • Understand how to recognize a rectangle, square, square terrier, short-legged, and speed body type.

  • How angles, shapes, and measurements describe correct conformation for a dog.

  • What do terms such as forehand, backhand, and tuck-up mean?

Tuition fees effective 4/1/22.

OPTION 1 Read and Test Out 

Self Study - Express - Credit for Previous Experience

  • Read study material. 

  • Take the tests.  

  • Complete at your own pace.

You read the study material and take the tests at your own pace with the express option. Express works great if you are on a time frame to complete the courses.

Perfect if you have previous experience working with dogs and cats and want to review the study material and then take the tests. 

$120 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 1

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $120.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $220.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 2 Course Leader and Classroom Discussion

  • Read study material.

  • Discuss with Leader and classmates.

  • Take the tests.

  • The course takes one month to complete.

Option 2 is excellent if you prefer to have a class leader drive the discussion and participate with your classmates before taking the tests. A perfect choice for beginners to have the opportunity to participate in the discussion before testing. The course is open for one month with weekly discussions to prepare you for the multiple-choice tests required each week at the end of a unit.

$180 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 2

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $180.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $280.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 3 Course Instructor with Classroom Discussion and Assignments.

  • Read study material.

  • Discuss with Instructor and classmates.

  • Complete search and fetch assignments.

  • Take the tests.

  • The course takes one month to complete.

Option 3 is great if you prefer a structured classroom, this is the option for you and recommended for the beginner. You will participate in discussions assignments and take quizzes to keep you on track to prepare for the multiple-choice tests at the end of each unit and required weekly. 

$240 Tuition Fee for Online Course

Tuition Fees for Option 3

Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $240.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $340.00​ *Tool kit not included

OPTION 4 Onsite Course with Instructor in a Classroom.

The onsite course takes 6 hours to complete and does not include study and testing time. The onsite course is offered at the school and Nash Pet Care Education Summits. 

 

This is an excellent method to discuss the class material with your onsite instructor and classmates. After the onsite, you continue your study online and take the required tests to receive your level and certification title. 

 

  • Study the material with your classmates and onsite instructor in a classroom with visual presentations.

  • Review study material online.

  • Take the test to receive your class grade and certification title and ranking.

$289 (6 Hours) Tuition Fee for Onsite Course

 

Tuition Fees for Option 4

​Application Fee: $100.00 (one-time fee)

Tuition: $289.00

Total Application and Tuition Fee: $389.00​ *Tool kit not included

Earn your Pet Care Professional Certification

Nash System of Pet Care Education Foundation Courses for everyone working with man’s best friend.

Certification: Canine History Temperament and Behavior 

Receive a Score: Grade, Rank, Level, and Title

Course 1 of 6 to complete the Pet Care Professional Certification and required course in the WORLD famous Nash Diploma Progam

  1. Understanding Man's Best Friend (101 Canine History)

  2. Form and Function of Man's Best Friend (301 Canine Health)

  3. Taking Care of Man's Best Friend (201 Canine Health)

  4. First Aid & CPR for Man's Best Friend (201 Canine Health)

  5. Who's Who in Man's Best Friend (101 Pure Breeds)

  6. Variations & Creations of Man's Best Friend (301 Pure Breeds)

Your Certification Title and Rank:

  • Level 1 Novice in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 2 Master in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 3 Expert in Canine History Temperament and Behavior

  • Level 4 Specialist in Canine History Temperament and Behavior