3. Call Dog from Shore to Boat

3. Call Dog from Shore to Boat
Purpose
Demonstrates the dog's trust and willingness to come to his handler whether it is on land or water.
Equipment
Boat with platform.
Time
2 minutes
Starting Position
Dog on shore. Handler on the boat at the 60’ marker.
Procedure
The handler will leave the dog behind the 3-foot line either with a steward or by itself. The steward may restrain the dog by its harness. The handler will proceed on the platform of the boat out to the 60’ marker. Upon the judge’s signal, the handler calls the dog. The exercise is finished when the dog reaches the boat.
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