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Dog Obedience Class Titles

The following are the exercises you are required to complete in Open Trials to gain Obedience Titles with your dog. Dogs must be over six months of age to compete. The C.C.D., C.D., C.D.X., U.D.and U.D.X. titles are used after the dog's name. As higher qualifications are obtained, the lower title is no longer used. The C.C.D. and U.D.X. classes and awards are available from July 2006.

Community Companion Dog Class (C.C.D.)

Novice Class - Companion Dog (C.D.)

Open Class - Companion Dog Excellent (C.D.X.)

EXERCISES

MAX.
POINTS

EXERCISES

MAX.
POINTS

EXERCISES

MAX.
POINTS

Heel on Lead

30

Heel Free

40

Heel Free

30

Stand For Examination

10

Stand For Examination

30

Stand Free For Examination

20

 

 

 

 

Drop On Recall

30

 

 

 

 

Retrieve Dumbbell On Flat

20

Recall

20

Recall

40

Retrieve Dumbbell Over Solid Jump

30

 

 

(a) Retrieve on the Flat or (b) Change of Position

30

(a) Broad Jump or (b) Distance Control

20

1 Minute Sit Stay

20

1 minute Sit Stay

30

3 minute Sit Stay - Handler out of sight

25

3 Minute Down Stay

20

3 minute Down Stay

30

5 minute Down Stay - Handler out of sight

25

Maximum Score

100

Maximum Score

200

Maximum Score

200

Less deduction for misbehaviour

 

Less deduction for misbehaviour

3

Less deduction for misbehaviour

 

Qualifying Score

75

Qualifying Score

170

Qualifying Score

170

Once your dog has gained 3 qualifying scores of 75 points or more you are now eligible to apply for the Title - Community Companion Dog (C.C.D.).

Once your dog has gained 3 qualifying scores of 170 points or more you are now eligible to apply for the Title - Companion Dog (C.D.).

Once your dog has gained 3 qualifying scores of 170 points or more you are now eligible to apply for the Title - Companion Dog Excellent (C.D.X.).

 

Utility Class - Utility Dog (U.D.)

Utility Excellent Class - Utility Dog (U.D.X.)

EXERCISES

MAX.
POINTS

EXERCISES

MAX.
POINTS

Seek Back

30

Seek Back with Decoy article

30

Directed Jumping

40

Positions in Motion

40

Scent Discrimination

45

Scent Discrimination - Judges scent

30

Signal Exercise

30

Directed Sendaway and Recall

30

(a) Speak On Command or (b) Food Refusal or (c) Directed Retrieve

20

Distance Control

30

Group Examination

10

Multiple Retrieve

30

7 minute Down Stay - Handler out of sight

25

Temperament test

10

Maximum Score

200

Maximum Score

200

Less deduction for misbehaviour

 

Less deduction for misbehaviour

 

Qualifying Score

170

Qualifying Score

170

Once your dog has gained 3 qualifying scores of 170 points or more you are now eligible to apply for the Title - Utility Dog (U.D.).

 

Once your dog has gained 3 qualifying scores of 170 points or more you are now eligible to apply for the Title - Utility Dog Excellent (U.D.X.).

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