Puppy Name  ___________ Sex ________  Date _________ Age  __________
 Griffonpoint Litter  ____________________

TEST

PURPOSE

SCORE

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TEST

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SOCIAL ATTRACTION

Place puppy in test area.  From a few feet away the tester coaxes the pup to her/him by clapping hands gently and kneeling down.  Tester must coax in a direction away from the point where it entered the testing area.

 

Degree of social attraction, confidence or independence

 

Note:

1 - Came readily, tail up, jumped, bit at hands

2 - Came readily, tail up, pawed, licked at hands

3 - Came readily, tail up

4 - Came readily, tail down

5 - Came hesitantly, tail down

6 - Didn't come at all

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RETRIEVING

Crouch beside pup and attract attention with crumpled up paper ball.  When the pup shows interest and is watching, toss the object 4-6 feet in front of the pup

Degree of willingness to work with a human. High correlation between ability to retrieve and successful guide dogs, obedience dogs, field trial dogs

 

1 - Chases object, picks up object and runs away

2 - Chases object, stands over object, does not return

3 - Chases object and returns with object to tester

4 - Chases object and returns without object to tester

5 - Starts to chase object, looses interest

6 - Does not chase object

 

 

 

 

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FOLLOWING

Stand up and walk away from the pup in a normal manner, Make sure the pup sees you walk away

 

Degree of following attraction, Not following indicates independence

 

Note:

1 -  Followed readily, tail up, got underfoot, bit at feet

2 - Followed readily, tail up, got underfoot

3 - Followed readily, tail up

4 - Followed readily, tail down

5 - Followed hesitantly, tail down

6 - No Follow or went away

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TOUCH SENSITIVITY

Take puppy's webbing of one front foot and press between finger and thumb lightly then more firmly till you get a response. While you count slowly to 10. Stop when pup shows discomfort

 

 

Degree of sensitivity to touch

 

Note:
Count to 

1. 8-10 counts before response

2. 6-7 counts before response

3. 5-6 counts before response

4. 2-4 counts before response

5. 1-2 counts before response

 

 

 

 

 

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RESTRAINT

Crouch down and gently roll the pup on his back and hold it with one hand for a full 30 seconds

Degree of dominence or submissive tendency. How it accepts stress when socially/physically dominated

 

 

1 - Struggled fiercely, flailed, bit

2 - Struggled fiercely, flailed

3 - Settled, struggled, settled with some eye contact

4 - Struggled then settled

5 - No struggle

6 - No struggle, straining to avoid eye contact

 

 

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SOUND SENSITIVITY

Place pup in the center or area. Testor or assistant makes a sharp noise a few feet from the puppy.

 

 

Degree of sensitivity to sound

 

Note:
Ran to investigate sound

1 - Listens, locates sound, walks toward it barking

2 - Listens, locates sound, barks

3 - Listens, locates sound, shows curiosity and walks toward sound

4 - Listens locates the sound

5 - Cringes, backs off, hides

6 - Ignores sound, shows no curiosity

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SOCIAL DOMINANCE:

Let pup stand up and gently stroke him from the head to back while you crouch beside him.  Continue stroking until a recognizable behaviour is established

Degree of acceptance of social dominance.  Pup may try to dominate by jumping or nipping or is independent and walks away

 

Note: 

1 - Jumped, pawed, bit growled

2 - Jumped, pawed

3 - Cuddles up to testor and tries to lick face

4 - Squirmed, licked at hands

5 - Rolled over, licked at hands

6 - Went away and stayed away

 

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SIGHT SENSITIVITY

Place pup in center of room.  Drag a large towel a few feet in front of pup.

Degree of intelligent response to strange object

 

 

1 - Looks, attacks and bites

2 - Looks, barks, tail up

3 - Looks curiously and  investigates

4 - Looks barks, tail tucked

5 - Runs away, hides

6 - Ignores, shows no interest

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ELEVATION DOMINANCE

Bend over and cradle the pup under the belly, fingers interlaced, palms up and elevate it just off the ground. Hold it there for 30 seconds

 

Degree of accepting dominance while in position of no control

Note:

1 - Struggled fiercely, bit, growled

2 - Struggled fiercely,

3 - No struggle, relaxed

4 - Struggled, settled, licked

5 - No struggle, licked at hands

6 - No struggle, froze

 

 

 

 

 

 

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STABILITY

Place pup in the center or area. Tester or assistant makes a taps a closed umbrella on the ground and opens it when the pup looks

 

Degree of intelligent response to strange object

 

Note:

1 - Looks, attacks, bites

2 - Looks, barks, tail up

3 - Looks curiously,  investigates

4 - Looks, does not go forward

5 - Runs away, hides

6 - Ignores, shows no interest

 

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Structure:                                                                                   Energy Level:

Front                                                                                                     High

Rear                                                                                                    Medium

Layback                                                                                               Low

Angulation

Topline ______________ Croup ____________ Tailset ___________

Foot Shape - Front ________Rear _______ toenail colour _________

Head_______ Eye ______ Pigment ______ Mouth __________Teeth ________

Coat - head _____ Body _____ Legs _____ Feet _______ Pigment __________

Movement ___________ Agility_______________