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AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Test – Monday June 17th @ 6pm

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

You’ve done the work, now its time to get the recognition! If you have attended at least 6 out of the 7 sessions of our Puppy Einstein Class you are eligible to complete the American Kennel Club (AKC) Star Puppy test. The test fee is $10. Your puppy will be tested on the following:

20 STEPS To Success: The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® TEST


1. Maintains puppy’s health (vaccines, exams,

appears healthy)

2. Owner receives Responsible Dog Owner’s Pledge

3. Owner describes adequate daily play and exercise plan

4. Owner and puppy attend at least 6 classes by an AKC Approved CGC Evaluator

5. Owner brings bags to classes for cleaning up

after puppy

6. Owner has obtained some form of ID for

puppy-collar tag, etc.


7. Free of aggression toward people during at least

6 weeks of class

8. Free of aggression toward other puppies in class

9. Tolerates collar or body harness of owner’s choice

10. Owner can hug or hold puppy (depending on size)

11. Puppy allows owner to take away a treat or toy



12. Allows (in any position) petting by a person other than the owner

13. Grooming-Allows owner handling and brief exam (ears, feet)

14. Walks on a Leash-Follows owner on lead in a straight line (15 steps)

15. Walks by other people-Walks on leash past other

people 5-ft away

16. Sits on command-Owner may use a food lure

17. Down on command-Owner may use a food lure

18. Comes to owner from 5-ft when name is called

19. Reaction to Distractions-distractions are presented 15-ft away

20. Stay on leash with another person (owner walks

10 steps and returns)

If your puppy is not AKC registered and you don’t have any registration papers, no problem! We will have forms available that you can send the AKC to register with the AKC Canine Partners program, or you can go online to www.akc.org/dog-owners/canine-partners and register. Once your dog is registered, she/he will be eligible to participate in all AKC events for the life of the dog.

If you would like to sign up for the test, or have more questions, please email Joy at joy@embarkdog.com.

If this class says "SOLD OUT," you can email us here to get on our class waiting list. Please note the desired class name, time, and start date in your email. If any spots open up we will notify you.


June 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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2109 Fairfax Street
Eau Claire, WI 54701 United States
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