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