Variations & Creations in Man's Best Friend

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?

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 Variations and Creations 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

*Pittsburgh 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 Variations and Creations of Canines

  • Level 2 Master in The Variations and Creations of Canines

  • Level 3 Expert in The Variations and Creations of Canines

  • Level 4 Specialist in The Variations and Creations of Canines

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.

 

Variation and Creations is Course 6 of 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