Search & Rescue Test, page 6

Pain Sensitivity The loose skin over the ribs is gently pinched and the pup’s reaction is noted. Ideal reaction is to notice the pinch but be unconcerned by it. We also look for a willingness to forgive the tester.

Pup Rating                                             Additional Observations

Blue Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Brown Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10                                               no reaction

Gray Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Green Male
Janet: 8
Bonnie: 8

Pink Female
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Purple Female
Janet: 9
Bonnie: 8

Red Male
Janet: 9
Bonnie: 10                                             no concerns

White Male
Janet: 10                                                no reaction
Bonnie: 10                                             no reaction

Yellow Female
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Mr. Brown

Mr. Blue

Mr. Red

Also see the pain sensitivity test in the other temperament test

 

Unstable Footing Since SAR dogs will search in all kinds of terrain and areas of destruction, they must be confident in insecure situations. We used tarps on top of various objects that made a rough, unsteady surface. Toys were thrown or drug over the unstable area.

Pup Rating                                            Additional Observations

Blue Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Brown Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 9                                              not too engaged in travel

Gray Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Green Male
Janet: 8
Bonnie: 8                                              hesitant, but did it okay

Pink Female
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Purple Female
Janet: 9
Bonnie: 10

Red Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

White Male
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Yellow Female
Janet: 10
Bonnie: 10

Miss Purple

Mr. Blue from the ii litter, tested at 51 days (Janet took “Comanche” for a SAR dog)

Miss Purple from the JJ litter, tested at 48 days (she became my Mercy)

Mr. Yellow from the MM litter, tested at 51 days

to SAR Test, page 7 (Submission, Cadaver)
to SAR Test, page 8 (Runaway)
to SAR Test, page 9 (Runaway cont’d, Reaction to Strange Object)
to SAR Test, page 10 (Wagon, Wheelbarrow)
to SAR Test, page 11 (Fear [Can], Surprise [Umbrella])
to SAR Test, page 12 (Independence, Aggression/Courage)
to SAR Test, page 13 (Hunt for Food I)
to SAR Test, page 14 (Hunt for Food II)
to SAR Test, page 15 (Puppy Drag & Summaries)
back to SAR Test, page 1 (Attachment, Eye Contact, Confidence, Retrieve)
back to SAR Test, page 2 (Retrieve cont’d, Perseverance, Tug)
back to SAR Test, page 3 (Tug, cont’d)
back to SAR Test, page 4 (Metal Object, Prey Drive)
back to SAR Test, page 5 (Hunt for Toy)

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