of the temperament test
1. The temperament test must be performed under normal environmental
conditions in a neutral for the dog.
2. Each dog will be presented to the judge separately.
3. The dog is presented to the judge on a regular leash. The
leash must be held loosely.
4. The judge must avoid any type of provocation. The judge is
not allowed to touch the dog.
a.) Positive response of the dog: The dog shows itself for example
neutral, self-confident, sure,
attentive, energetic, impartial
b.) Still acceptable borderline cases: The dog is for example
somewhat unstable, slightly nervous,
slightly insecure. Such dogs can still pass the temperament
test but must be kept under close
observation throughout the entire trial.
c.) Negative response of the dog or temperament fault: The dog
is for example shy, insecure,
nervous, gun-sensitive, out of control, bites, is aggressive
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