Sunday, March 24, 2013

AKC Star Puppy - "STAR"ting off on the right paws

20 STEPS To Success: 

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® TEST

S ocialization Training A ctivity R esponsibility

  1. Maintains puppy’s health (vaccines, exams, appears healthy)
  2. Owner receives Responsible Dog Owner’s Pledge 
  3. Owner describes adequate daily play and exercise plan 
  4. Owner and puppy attend at least 6 classes by an AKC
  5. Approved CGC Evaluator 
  6. Owner brings bags to classes for cleaning up after puppy 
  7. Owner has obtained some form of ID for puppy-collar tag, etc.
  1. Free of aggression toward people during at least 6 weeks of class
  2. Free of aggression toward other puppies in class 
  3. Tolerates collar or body harness of owner’s choice 
  4. Owner can hug or hold puppy (depending on size) 
  5. Puppy allows owner to take away a treat or toy

  1. Allows (in any position) petting by a person other than the owner
  2. Grooming-Allows owner handling and brief exam (ears, feet)
  3. Walks on a Leash-Follows owner on lead in a straight line (15 steps)
  4. Walks by other people-Walks on leash past other people 5-ft away
  5. Sits on command-Owner may use a food lure 
  6. Down on command-Owner may use a food lure 
  7. Comes to owner from 5-ft when name is called 
  8. Reaction to Distractions-distractions are presented 15-ft away
  9. Stay on leash with another person *(owner walks away 15 steps)
Join us at PETCO - Brooklyn Park and get your puppy STARted!!!
Fun classes for the entire family.

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