Obedience trial level & competition works standard test criteria as per SKC (Singapore Kennel Club) has several levels which are Pre-novice, Novice, Intermediate, Open Level and Utility Trial.
All exercises are performed off-leash except for heelwork and for each level, your dog will be judged on its ability to follow the commands listed below.

Pre-Novice Level

  • Heelwork On Leash
  • Individual Stand Stay
  • Recall (12 Meter Distance)
  • Sit Group Stays (30 Seconds)
  • Down Group Stays (1 Minute)

Novice Level

  • Heel Free ( Off leash heelwork)
  • Individual Stand Stay (Only the Dog’s Back will be Touch by Judge)
  • Recall (15 Meter Distance)
  • Sit Group Stays (1 Minute)
  • Down Group Stays (3 Minutes)

Intermediate Level

  • Heel Free (Off leash heelwork)
  • Stand Stay for Temperament Test (Dog’s Head, Body & Hindquarters will be Touch by Judge)
  • Drop on Recall (15 Meter Distance with Down command midway upon return)
  • Distance Control (Optional usage of Verbal or Physical commands only)
  • Retrieve on Flat
  • Retrieve Over High Jump
  • Broad Jump
  • Scent Discrimination I (Handler’s Scent Only on Cloths Objects)
  • Sit Group Stays (Out of Sight 2 Minute)
  • Down Group Stays (Out of Sight 5 Minutes)

Open Level

  • Heel Free (Off leash High Level heelwork)
  • Distance Control (Restricted usage of Verbal or Physical commands)
  • Send Away
  • Retrieve Over High Jump
  • Broad Jump
  • Scent Discrimination II (Handler’s Scent with 2 other scented Decoys Cloths Objects)
  • Stand Stay for Group Examination (Dogs will be examine as of Confirmation Show Judging)
  • Sit Group Stays (Out of Sight 4 Minute)
  • Down Group Stays (Out of Sight 8 Minutes)

Utility Trial – This is open to dogs with C.D Title or passes the Open Level Obedience ONLY.  

  • Seek Back Lost Articles
  • Food Refusal (3 times from the Judge in 3 different position- Sit, Down & Stand)
  • Directed Retrieve (Retrieving 1 of 3 white gloves from a choice of 3 directions)
  • Scent Discrimination III (Retrieving Twice on 2 dumbbells made of Wood & Rigid Metal base on Handler’s Scent)
  • Directed Jumping (15 meters Send away, directed jumps on Both Bar & High Board midway upon return on recall)
  • Signal Exercise (Sit, Down & Stand exercise using Physical commands only)
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