Determines personality of dog or puppy. We use a puppy test for dogs under 5 months and an adult temperament test for dogs over 5 months. We use the Volhard Temperament Testing Evaluation.
If the dog makes no attempt to be friendly, is agitated, stiff stance, hyper-active, we will not attempt to evaluate the dog and it will not be accepted into our program.
Type of Dog: Responsive, Adaptable, Bonds well to humans would be a good first time dog owner. This is the dog we are looking for that would fit into our service dog, therapy dog or animal assisted therapy dog program.
Type of Dog: Independent or Stubborn personality would be a great outdoors dog
Type of Dog: Nervous, Fearful, Timid, Unpredictable would not be a dog we would want to place in any home knowingly.
Type of Dog: Dominant and Aggressive, Unpredictable would not be a dog we would want to place in any home knowingly.