Meeting friendly new people: Your dog will be expected to sit or stand calmly while you stop and speak to a stranger.
A pat on the head: Your dog must sit or stand while a stranger pets it.
A trip to the veterinarian/groomer: Your dog must permit a stranger to brush it and examine its paws and ears.
A walk in the park: Your dog will be asked to walk with you on a loose leash, including turning left, right and around and coming to a stop.
A walk in a crowd: Your dog must show it is at ease while you walk it in a crowd.
Staying put: Your dog must perform a sit and/or down and then remain in place while you walk away from it.
Answering a call: Your dog must come when you command.
Dog to dog: When meeting another dog, your dog must show only casual interest.
Accepting the unexpected. Your dog must not panic when confronted by common distractions, such as a loud noise or a passing jogger.
Dog-sitters welcome: Your dog should behave when a friendly stranger takes its leash and you disappear for three minutes.
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