Working Dog- Competition (WD-C)
5 points in 2 or more venue with one venue being 3 points or more.
Working Dog Excellent (WDX-C)
7 points in 2 or more venues with one venue being 3 points or more.
Comment: In the Agility venue, either count standard class or jumpers, not both.
Working Dog-Service (WD-S)
Option 1: Certified Assistance Dog which has been in service for one year; including but not limited to Working Guide, Hearing, Service, Rescue or Police Dog.
Submitted notarized certification from the service organization and the owner/handler. Acceptable service organizations include, but are not limited to, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Seeing Eye, Canine Companions for Independence, US Police Canine Association, Paws with a Cause, and other approved incorporated groups or chartered public agencies with written standards. A member may request that an organization and/or individual submit guidelines to the Working Dog Committee for approval.
Option 2: Working Herd Dog which does actual work on a regular basis. Submitted notarized certification from the rancher, farmer, owner, veterinarian or other authorized person. Also submit a description of the dog’s daily activities and any unusual or special activities that occurred while in service. A video would be accepted and encouraged.
Working Dog – Herd (WD-H)
Option 1: Pass two open/intermediate level trials of the American Kennel Club, American Herding Breeds Association or the Australian Sheepdoog Club of America.