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.

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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! stacking.png 

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?

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. Introduction to Coat Types

    3. Variations and Creations of Coat Types

    4. Coat Color

    5. Coat Patterns and Markings

    6. Coat Growth Patterns

    1. Introduction

    2. Eyes, Ears, Feet and Tails

    3. Eye Types

    4. Ear Sets and Ear Types

    5. Feet Types

    6. Tail Sets, Tail Carriages and Tail Types

    1. Introduction

    2. Head Types

    3. Head and Skull

    4. Stops and Head Planes

    5. Teeth and Bite Types

    1. Introduction

    2. The Geometry of the Dog

    3. Body Types

    4. Forehand

    5. Tuck-Up

    6. Backhand

    7. Chest Types

    8. Rear Types

About this course

  • $60.00 / year
  • 25 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content