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    1. INSTRUCTIONS for your Novice Trick Dog (NTD) Title: 15 tricks needed for title

    2. 🟢 2 On/2 Off

    3. 🟢 Back-up Chute

    4. 🟢 Balance Beam

    5. 🟢 Balance Cookie on Nose

    6. 🟢 Bang Game (smack a board)

    7. 🟢 Bar Jump

    8. 🟢 Biscuit Under the Sofa

    9. 🟢 Bow Under a Magic Square

    10. 🟢 Catch a Ball/Toy

    11. 🟢 Cavaletti Arc

    12. 🟢 Come

    13. 🟢 Crawl

    14. 🟢 Disc Rollers

    15. 🟢 Doggy Push-ups

    16. 🟢 Down

    17. 🟢 Drop It

    18. 🟢 Fetch (Bring it Near Me)

    19. 🟢 Find Hidden Treats

    20. 🟢 Focus

    21. 🟢 Front

    22. 🟢 Hand Signals (3 Behaviors)

    23. 🟢 Head Cock

    24. 🟢 Hide and Seek (Find Me)

    25. 🟢 Hoop Jump

    26. 🟢 Jump for Joy (straight up)

    27. 🟢 Jump Over My Knee

    28. 🟢 Kennel Up

    29. 🟢 Kisses

    30. 🟢 Leave It

    31. 🟢 Loose-Leash Walking

    32. 🟢 Memory Game (3 Baskets)

    33. 🟢 Muffin Tin Game

    34. 🟢 Paws in a Box

    35. 🟢 Paws Up on an Object

    36. 🟢 Peekaboo/Center Position

    37. 🟢 Platform Jump

    38. 🟢 Rainbow Ladder (trot through)

    39. 🟢 Ride in a Wagon

    40. 🟢 Ring a Bell to Go Outside

    41. 🟢 Roll Out the Carpet

    42. 🟢 Send to Pedestal

    43. 🟢 Sing / Howl

    44. 🟢 Sit

    45. 🟢 Smile

    46. 🟢 Sneeze

    47. 🟢 Speak (Bark on Cue)

    48. 🟢 Spin Circles

    49. 🟢 Stacking (for conformation)

    50. 🟢 Stand

    51. 🟢 Stay

    52. 🟢 Target disc

    53. 🟢 Target Stick

    54. 🟢 Touch My Hand

    55. 🟢 Treadmill (sustained trot)

    56. 🟢 Tunnel

    57. 🟢 Volleyball

    58. 🟢 Wall Stand

    59. 🟢 Weenie Bobbing​

    60. 🟢 Which Hand Holds the Treat?

    61. 🟢 Wobble Board

    1. 💜Intermediate Trick Title: 12 tricks needed for title

    2. 💜2 On/2 Off Peanut

    3. 💜2-on/2-off Pull Back on

    4. 💜A-frame

    5. 💜Assisted Upright Walking

    6. 💜Balance on Top of a Ball

    7. 💜Balance on a Block

    8. 💜Barrel Racing

    9. 💜Baton Jumping

    10. 💜Blind Jump/Paper-Covered Hoop

    11. 💜Blowing Bubbles in Water Bowl

    12. 💜Carry My Purse

    13. 💜Chute Tunnel

    14. 💜Close the Door

    15. 💜Crawl Tunnel

    16. 💜Directional Casting

    17. 💜Disc Catch

    18. 💜Discern Objects’ Names

    19. 💜Emergency stop

    20. 💜Fetch-to-Hand (a Toy)

    21. 💜Figure-8's Through My Legs

    22. 💜Flyball Box Turn/Swimmer's Turn

    23. 💜Hand Signals (6 Behaviors)

    24. 💜 Hoop Jump over another dog's back

    25. 💜Hold Object in Mouth (5 sec.)

    26. 💜Honk a Bike Horn

    27. 💜Jump Through My Circled Arms

    28. 💜Jump wraps

    29. 💜Leg Weave

    30. 💜 Look Left/Look Right

    31. 💜Mail Carrier (take note to someone)

    32. 💜Open the Door

    33. 💜Pawprint Painting

    34. 💜 Paw Wrap Around Object

    35. 💜Peekaboo (remain between my legs while I walk)

    36. 💜Pick a Card from a Deck

    37. 💜Platform jump with hoop between platforms

    38. 💜Pull on a Rope / Tug

    39. 💜Rainbow Ladder: Front Paws Only

    40. 💜Roll Over

    41. 💜Selfie

    42. 💜Shake Hands

    43. 💜Shake Your Head "No"

    44. 💜Side-Step Drill

    45. 💜Shell Game (Nose at Correct Cup)

    46. 💜Sit Pretty / Beg

    47. 💜Soccer

    48. 💜Stay (Out of Sight)

    49. 💜Sustained Nose-Touch (Sustained 4 sec)

    50. 💜Target Mark

    51. 💜Tell me a secret

    1. 🔶Advanced Trick Dog Title Rules:

    2. 🔶Arm Weaves

    3. 🔶Back stall

    4. 🔶Back Up

    5. 🔶Bark the Answer

    6. 🔶Bow

    7. 🔶Broad Jump

    8. 🔶Canicross

    9. 🔶Chorus Line Kicks

    10. 🔶Counter (treibball, dog goes to opposite side of ball from me)

    11. 🔶Directed Retrieve

    12. 🔶Distance Work (3 behaviors, 10 ft /3m away. OK to treat between each)

    13. 🔶Dock Diving

    14. 🔶Double Hoop Circle

    15. 🔶Drop on Recall

    16. 🔶Food Retrieval

    17. 🔶Footsies (peekaboo, dog places paws on my feet)

    18. 🔶Get the Phone When It Rings

    19. 🔶Get Your Leash

    20. 🔶Half Reverse/Scoot

    21. 🔶Head Down

    22. 🔶Heel with auto sit

    23. 🔶Hide Yourself

    24. 🔶 Hide Your Head Under a Cushion

    25. 🔶Hug a toy or object

    26. 🔶Hula Hoop Spin

    27. 🔶Jump into My Arms

    28. 🔶Jump Over My Back

    29. 🔶Mail from the Mailbox

    30. 🔶Maypole

    31. 🔶Paintbrush Painting

    32. 🔶Pickpocket Pooch

    33. 🔶Pick up flat item and give to handler

    34. 🔶Place (circle to my side)

    35. 🔶Play Dead

    36. 🔶Play the Piano

    37. 🔶Pull a wagon with a rope/handle

    38. 🔶Rainbow Ladder: Back Paws Only

    39. 🔶Rebound

    40. 🔶Remove socks/slippers

    41. 🔶Say Your Prayers

    42. 🔶Side (swing to my left side)

    43. 🔶Side Pass

    44. 🔶Side Step Drill: Ball/Disc

    45. 🔶Skateboard (front paws only)

    46. 🔶Spin a Tight Circle on a Small Pedestal

    47. 🔶Surfing/Paddleboarding

    48. 🔶 Tap Light

    49. 🔶Target mark (touch target with a rear foot)

    50. 🔶Teeter-Totter

    51. 🔶Tidy Up Toys into Toy Box (no lid)

    52. 🔶Treibball (counter, push ball toward you)

    53. 🔶Turn the page/reading

    54. 🔶Turn off/on Lightswitch

    55. 🔶Walk Another Dog

    56. 🔶Wave

    57. 🔶Weight Pull

    58. 🔶Wipe Your Paws on Doormat

    1. Expert Trick Dog Title Rules

    2. ⭐️Achoo

    3. ⭐️Airplane

    4. ⭐️Back up on stairs

    5. ⭐️Balance Beam: Double Rail

    6. ⭐️ Barrel Roll: 2 feet pushing

    7. ⭐️Barrel Roll: 4 Feet on barrel

    8. ⭐️Barn Hunt

    9. ⭐️Basketball

    10. ⭐️Bring me Soda from the Fridge

    11. ⭐️Chess

    12. ⭐️Climb a Ladder

    13. ⭐️Cover Your Eyes

    14. ⭐️Cross your paws (usually lying down)

    15. ⭐️Directed Jumping

    16. ⭐️Disc Vault/Rebound

    17. ⭐️Distance Work (6 behaviors, 12 feet/3.6m away, treats between OK)

    18. ⭐️Dock Diving- e​xpert version

    19. ⭐️Find the Object With My Scent

    20. ⭐️Fishing With a Rope

    21. ⭐️Footsies (peekaboo with dog’s feet on my feet as I walk)

    22. ⭐️Foot Stall

    23. ⭐️ Flyball

    24. ⭐️ Get in a Closed Suitcase

    25. ⭐️Handstand

    26. ⭐️Herding

    27. ⭐️Hoop Jump over My Back

    28. ⭐️Hoop Leg Weave

    29. ⭐️ Hug a toy dog has picked up

    30. ⭐️Index Cards (dog responds to words/symbols)

    31. ⭐️Jump Rope

    32. ⭐️Kennel Up (open door, go in crate, close door)

    33. ⭐️Laundry Day

    34. ⭐️Leg Hike

    35. ⭐️Leg Weave (backward)

    36. ⭐️Limp

    37. ⭐️Litter in the Step Can

    38. ⭐️Mail from the Mailbox (including lid)

    39. ⭐️ Match to Sample

    40. ⭐️Moonwalk

    41. ⭐️Nose Work Box Search

    42. ⭐️Open a Door (by using door handle)

    43. ⭐️Orbit (circles backwards around your legs)

    44. ⭐️Paintbrush Painting (including bucket)

    45. ⭐️Paw Pods (4 feet target)

    46. ⭐️Piggybank (put coin in slot)

    47. ⭐️Push a Shopping Cart

    48. ⭐️Rainbow Ladder: Step Backward

    49. ⭐️Rainbow Ladder (push a yoga ball through it)

    50. ⭐️Retrieve Over High Jump (with formal hand delivery)

    51. ⭐️Ring Toss

    52. ⭐️Roll Yourself in a Blanket

    53. ⭐️Rolling Hoop Dive

    54. ⭐️Scootering / Mushing

    55. ⭐️Shell Game (More Advanced Indicating)

    56. ⭐️Skateboard (3 or 4 paws on top)

    57. ⭐️ Stacking cups/bowls

    58. ⭐️Through a Hoop Lying on the Ground

    59. ⭐️Tidy Up Toys (including opening lid)

    60. ⭐️ Track a Person’s Scent Trail

    61. ⭐️Treibball (send dog to counter the ball, push toward you 15 ft/4.5m)

    62. ⭐️Walk on Hind Legs

    63. ⭐️Weave Poles

    1. 💫 What is TDCH?

    2. 💫 Guidelines for submission of TDCH:

    3. 🎥 What to submit in your video! 🎥

    4. 🕺1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Double Beam

    5. 🕺 1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Rainbow ladder / Cavalettis

    6. 🕺1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Skateboard

    7. 🕺 1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Push a shopping cart

    8. 🕺 1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness:Barrel Roll, 2 paws

    9. 🕺 1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Back up

    10. 🕺 1: Coordination- Rear End Awareness: Other

    11. 🐶 2: Mouth Target-Hold object/Carry object

    12. 🐶 2: Mouth Target-Retrieve to hand (12 ft/3.6m)

    13. 🐶 2: Mouth Target-Pull a rope

    14. 🐾 3: Paw Target: Tap Light, Bell, Easy Button

    15. 🐾 3: Paw target-Ground target:

    16. 🐾 3: Paw Target-High 5 or shake hands

    17. 🐾 3: Paw Target-Close a door

    18. 🐾 3: Paw target-Raised Object

    19. 🎯 4: Nose Target: Target Stick

    20. 🎯 4: Nose Target-Hand Held Target

    21. 🎯 4: Nose Target: Free Object

    22. 🎯 4: Nose target-Hand Touch

    23. 👃 5: Scent: Shell Game

    24. 👃 5: Scent: Nose Work Search

    25. 👃 5: Scent: Scent articles

    26. 🏝 6: Distance: Go to a Mark/Pedestal 20ft/6m away

    27. 🏝 6: Distance: Cued Behaviors at a Distance

    28. 🏝 6: Examples of good distance behaviors:

    29. 🤚 7: Hand/body Signals

    30. ⛓ 8: Notes about Behavior Chains:

    31. ⛓ 8: Video Examples of correctly performed behavior chains with only one cue

    32. ⛓ 8: Example of a trick that is sometimes a chain and sometimes not

    33. 🐕 9: Expert Tricks Defined

    34. 💫 TDCH Scoring

    35. 💫 How to submit your video for TDCH

    36. TDCH checklist

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