Public Access Test

"The purpose of the Public Access Test is to ensure that dogs who have public access are stable, well-behaved, and unobtrusive to the public. It is to ensure that the client has control over the dog and the team is not a public hazard."

The test includes:

  • Controlled Unload out of Vehicle
  • Approaching the Building
  • Controlled Entry Through a Doorway
  • Heeling Through the Building
  • Six Foot Recall on Lead
  • Sits on Command
  • Downs on Command
  • Noise Distraction
  • Restaurant
  • Off Lead
  • Controlled Unit (leaving the building)
  • Controlled Load into Vehicle

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The following videos show TADSAW wounded warriors and their 'in-training' service dogs conducting various portions of the Public Access Test.


                                     TADSAW TEAM OF JAX AND JOE


TADSAW TEAM OF QUIK AND STEVE

TADSAW TEAM OF IRVAN AND BRUCE


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