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Level 1 – Assistant Pet Stylist

This program teaches basic canine psychology, pet grooming, safe handling of dogs, including brushing, combing, clipping nails, cleaning ears, preparatory clipping, bathing, drying, and basic finishing techniques for a wide variety of coat types. Students will receive access to the Level 1 Online Study content, which includes an online study guide, online testing, pet tracking journal, photo essay template and training support through the Paragon Call Center or online. All testing is performed online and open book.

Getting Started

Pre-requisite: None
Total Training Time: Up to six months

Tuition, Tools & Textbooks Options

  • Tuition, including application fee and processing fee ($900) OR Save $75 when Levels 1 and 2 are purchased as a Bundle!
  • Book Bundle, including beautifully illustrated textbooks you’ll use for your entire career! ($185)
  • Complete Toolkit ($875)
  • OR Left-Handed Toolkits can be custom-ordered by contacting us.

Tuition Payment Plans

  • Levels 1 and 2 and save $75
  • Payment plans available for Level Bundle purchases
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How Our Distance Learning Program Works

Enroll Online

You will get access to all the Level 1 online curriculum material, including videos, quizzes, and tests. You will be assigned an instructor.

Start Work

Each module has a study guide to lead you through, step by step. You will use a blend of illustrated textbooks & online content.

Video Tutorials

Many of the modules include video lessons to better illustrate the techniques you're learning. Watch the pros at work!

Online Tests

Each lesson gives you a chance to take (and repeat, if needed) a practice quiz before performing the online graded unit test.


Level I has three practical assignments to help reinforce the skills you're learning. You will upload photos of your work for grading.


After completing Level I, you'll receive an acknowledgment of completion and be ready to work -- or to start Level 2!

Explore Our Course Outlines

Check out our in-depth curricula for each of our program levels in our comprehensive Distance Learning Program outline. You’ll find information on the length of time each segment takes, tips, pricing and our policies.

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Have additional questions? Please contact us. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you more about your future career.

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