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NEW "PERFORMANCE" TITLES ANNOUNCED BY AKC
BD: Bed Dog
- Criteria for award: Waits to be invited on bed; able to get on bed
by self; snuggles next to you when you are alone in bed; remembers not
to scratch in bed; knows not to eliminate in bed.
- BDX: Bed Dog Excellent
- Criteria for award: All of the above plus: Able to get up on bed between
two sleeping adults and find a comfortable place without disturbing people;
jumps off bed without waking anyone up; does not leap off bed barking if
a cat walks through the room.
- UBD: Utility Bed Dog
- Criteria for award: All of the above plus Able to get up on bed with
a person and at least one other dog, and find a good space without awakening
person; does not leap off bed barking even if other dogs in household start
- UBDX: Utility Bed Dog Excellent
- Criteria for award: All of the above plus Wipes feet before getting
on bed; gets on bed with another dog and two cats and a person without
disturbing person; rearranges cats to get closer to person; does not leave
bed until person is ready to get up in the morning.
ANTIC, June, 2003
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