Service Dog Public Performance
Open Range Academy's Level 3 Service Dog
Public Behavior Performance
Service Dog Obedience 301
Learn new puppy and adult dog foundational behavior building blocks. Start your obedience task work and prepare for a steady home environment.
LEVEL 3: OBEDIENCE 301 - PERFORMANCE OBEDIENCE
Premier Paw Access
- LEVEL 3 MINIMUM STANDARDS AND TEST PREPAREDNESS
- WHERE CAN I BEGIN TO TRAIN IN PUBLIC?
DEMONSTRATE: OBEDIENCE COMMANDS
- Activity: Tuck
- Review: Tuck
- Activity: Precision Heel
- Review: Precision Heel
PROGRESSION: OBEDIENCE COMMANDS
- Eyes Up
- Place – acceptable handler comprehension and demonstration; use of hand signals acceptable, no lure accepted
- Touch -acceptable handler comprehension and demonstration; use of hand signals acceptable, no lure accepted
- Stand – acceptable handler comprehension and demonstration; use of hand signals acceptable, no lure accepted
- Load Up
PERFORMANCE: OBEDIENCE COMMANDS
- Sit on command – verbal command only, no guidance accepted
- Down on command – verbal command only, no guidance accepted
- Stay in position on command – verbal command only, no guidance accepted
- Come when called- verbal command only, no guidance accepted
TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES
- Focus work as a Trust me Activity
LEVEL 3: OBEDIENCE QUIZ
LEVEL 3: public access performance
Service Dog Public Access Performance 302
Improve your daily routine behavior progression. Learn new common obedience commands and prepare for your AKC S.T.A.R. Exam.
LEVEL 3: PUBLIC ACCESS 302
Premier Paw Training
- Introduction to Public Access Behavior Training
- Behavior Progression
DEMONSTRATE: PUBLIC ACCESS TRAINING
- Leave It
PROGRESSION: PUBLIC ACCESS TRAINING
- Sitting Politely In Public
- Appearance For Grooming
- Walking On Loose Leash
- Walking Through A Crowd
PERFORMANCE: PUBLIC ACCESS TRAINING
- Reaction to Distraction
- Reaction to Other Dogs
- Supervised Separation
LEVEL 3: PUBLIC ACCESS QUIZ
Level 3: pUBLIC pERFORMANCE
Level 3: Service Dog Certificate
OBEDIENCE ASSESSMENT TEST
- Tuck: acceptable handler comprehension and demonstration (use of lure is acceptable)
- Precision Heal: handler comprehension and demonstration (use of lure is acceptable)
- Place: acceptable – motion guidance; un-acceptable – treat lure.
- Touch: acceptable – motion guidance; un-acceptable – treat lure.
- Stand: acceptable – motion guidance; un-acceptable – treat lure.
- Stand, Sits, or Lies Down Under Control: dog waits while the owner sits and has a snack or visits with another person (e.g., at a park).
- Sit Stay In A Small Group: Owners and dogs are in an informal circle while owners have a conversation. Dogs are all on the owner’s left side, on leash, 3 ft. apart (at least 30 seconds). The purpose of this exercise is to test the dog’s ability to be under control when in close proximity to other dogs.
- Down or Sit-Stay At A Distance: Dog is on 20-ft line, owner walks away with back to dog, picks up an item (shopping or
training bag, clipboard, folder, etc.) placed on the floor, chair, or ground by the evaluator and returns to the dog.
- Recall With Distraction: With distractions present (coming when called), handler goes out 20-ft. (off center) and calls dog.
PUBLIC ACCESS ASSESSMENT TEST
- Leave It: Dog walks by food and follows owner instructions, “Leave it.”
- Doorways: handler demonstrates comprehension and demonstrates walking near moving doorways or in/out of small doorways. Dog will sit or stand-stay while handler enters/exits doorway. The dog may wait or be sent in front; the dog may not pull.
- Controlled Public Interaction: Dog does not react negatively when a stranger approaches carrying an item (briefcase, stepping stool, chair, etc). The person can request to pet the dog, the dog should not approach the stranger without handler permission. The handler may refuse the pedestrians request to interact.
- Walking On A Loose Leash: The dog walks on a loose leash in a public area (e.g. park). The leash should always have a J slack while the handler is maneuvering left, right, and stopping. It is not acceptable for the dog to pull.
- Walking Past A Distraction: Dog walks by other dogs on a trail, sidewalk, in a hallway, etc. It is not acceptable for the dog to pull.
TEAM BUILDING ASSESSMENT TEST
- Trust Me: demonstrates basic knowledge of team building exercise