Evaluation Checklist

In order to pass the Volunteer Team Evaluation, the dog must be able to:

  • Walk in a hall next to volunteer on loose leash
  • Meet and greet another dog and handler without crossover or aggression
  • Allow petting from a stranger
  • Navigate politely through a crowd
  • Approach and visit an individual in a wheelchair
  • Obey the following commands
    • Sit for a minimum of three seconds
    • Down and remain there for a minimum of three seconds
    • Stay
    • Come
    • Leave it

Disqualifications – habitual barking, nipping, jumping, growling, pawing

If you need assistance with training your dog in preparation for evaluation, please check out Mutts and Manners