Thursday, November 21, 2013

CeCe is a STAR!

 CeCe has something to smile about - she passed her AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy!  Congratulations to KellyAnn for doing a fabulous job of training  six-month old, CeCe, Grayhart's Almost Famous, (Parker x Savi) to her first title!
The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test is a pre-Canine Good Citizen test for puppies under one year of age., who complete a basic puppy obedience class and can demonstrate specific skills.

20 STEPS To Success: The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® TEST

 S ocialization 
 T raining 
 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 
 Approved CGC Evaluator 
5. Owner brings bags to classes for cleaning up 
 after puppy 
6. Owner has obtained some form of ID for 
 puppy-collar tag, etc. 

7. Free of aggression toward people during at least 
6 weeks of class 
8. Free of aggression toward other puppies in class 
9. Tolerates collar or body harness of owner’s choice 
10. Owner can hug or hold puppy (depending on size) 
11. Puppy allows owner to take away a treat or toy 

12. Allows (in any position) petting by a person other 
 than the owner 
13. Grooming-Allows owner handling and brief exam 
 (ears, feet) 
14. Walks on a Leash-Follows owner on lead in a straight 
 line (15 steps) 
15. Walks by other people-Walks on leash past other 
 people 5-ft away 
16. Sits on command-Owner may use a food lure 
17. Down on command-Owner may use a food lure
18. Comes to owner from 5-ft when name is called
19. Reaction to Distractions-distractions are presented 
 15-ft away 
20. Stay on leash with another person (owner walks 
10 steps and returns)

1 comment:

June said...

She is a joy to have in our family! Chris and I can't thank you enough for selecting the perfect puppy for us...
Training her is super fun, too. Something we both get to do and enjoy seeing the results of. We are excited for next session at K9otcnj in January!!