Ultimate Trick Dog

UTD = Ultimate Trick Dog

The fourth level to be achieved from the single dog category – you must have gained UD, TDN & TDG first.

8 tricks needed –  single dog
  • Cover Your Eyes
  • Limp
  • Somersault
  • Sneeze
  • Tidy Up Toys – minimum 5 toys
  • Distance Work (6 behaviours of your choice 12 feet away from you)
  • Leg Cocking – pee like a boy!
  • Take Off My Socks
  • Shake
  • Open & Close the Cabinet
  • Rewind – backward circles around you


  •  Each behaviour must be demonstrated three times.
  •  The behaviour should be on cue – not lured.  Your cue may be visual (hand signal or object) or verbal.
  • A video demonstrating the final behaviour, on cue, must be uploaded to YouTube for assessment (no more than 7 mins & with the trick titles inserted).
  • All behaviours for assessment should be edited into one video with handler visible.  The behaviours do not have to be performed on the same day.
  • Behaviours must be consistent in quality.
  • A minimum 3 second pause is required for any behaviour with a pause in the trick: example (but not limited to) Cover Your Eyes
  • Behaviours may be re-cued if necessary, but errors must be dealt with to support your learner’s needs.
  • Any behaviour that is not adequately demonstrated may need to be repeated.  This is at the discretion of the assessor.
  • All behaviours must be trained force-free.
  • €25 per submission
  • Send submissions & Paypal payment to donna@inthedoghousedtc.com or get in touch for alternatives (please include handler & dogs name, as well as address)

Author: Donna

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