AKC Virtual Home Manners Testing

The AKC will begin accepting applications on October 19, 2020

Calling all well-mannered pups! 

 

Your best friend may not be an agility star, or obedience champion...but they excel at being a perfect pet.  Well, it's time for your dog to be acknowledged for being a model citizen!

 

The AKC has rolled out another fantastic program for pet owners:  Virtual Home Manners.  Puppies and adult dogs of all ages may apply.  

Requirements

Puppies

(3 months - one year)

Allows owner to pet

Brushing/grooming by owner

Sit on command

Down on command

Comes when called

Go to place

House trained

Demonstrates relationship

Out for a walk

Exercise outside

Video Examples

Adult Dogs

(one year and older)

Owner pets, then grooms

Sit on command

Down on command

Comes when called

Food manners

Doorbell manners

Go to place/crate

Demonstrates relationship

Out for a walk

Exercise outside

Video Examples

Download a copy of the Home Manners Checklist Form

How the Virtual Home Manners program works

To earn the Virtual Home Manners title with Broadway Dog Training, follow these easy steps:

  • Pay our $15 evaluation fee through our online store, or via PayPal or Venmo.  

  • ​Once your dog passes, we will send you the combined Checklist/Video Verification Form, with a copy to the  AKC.

 

Once you receive documentation from us, you send to the AKC:

       1) Checklist/Video Verification

       2) Virtual Home Manners Title Application form and $25.00 fee.

Getting Ready for Testing

Do you need some extra help with pet manners to get ready for testing?  Consider access to our Quick and Easy Pet Manners online folder.  You will receive access to our Broadway Dog Training handouts and video library, plus one 30-minute session and e-mail follow up with our trainer to work through a specific problem.  Coming soon!  

 

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