Earning Your Advanced Trick Dog Tile
Are you ready for some Seriously Pawsome Fun?
To earn your ATD Title, you must demonstrate 5 tricks
of Advanced Level or Higher!
and have earned your NTD & ITD Titles
Advanced Title Guidelines:
Leashes - No Leashes
Treats / Hands / Toys - No Luring or Guiding Into a Trick.
Rewards may be given at the end of a behavior
Attempts - handler may give multiple cues and have 4 attempts
Helpers - No other person can help with the trick unless needed for a particular trick
Physical Manipulation - handler cannot physically manipulate or force a dog into a trick
NO ADVERSIVE OR COMPULISVE METHODS ALLOWED
(choke, prong, e-collar)
Modifications - may be made for service dogs, physically limited dogs,
very young (think low impact), and very senior dogs
***Tricks may be re-used for higher titles if of a higher skill level***
How To Get Started!
1. Get Practicing! Watch the Instructional Videos, Watch Others' Videos, Support Others Progress, Ask Questions
2. Show Off Your Skills!
You have a few options:
*** Make a single post for your pup and post all your videos in the comments.
***Make an album of trick videos on your personal profile and post a link to the album in the group
*** Make a single video of all your tricks
*** Post your videos for tricks as you accomplish them!
3. Tag Colleen in the post so she can officially witness your awesomeness
4. Once your tricks have been witnessed, you can submit for your official title on the DMWYD website!
When you submit your tricks:
You'll purchase your Title Certificate and Optional Ribbon
You will get your official Certificate in the mail
You and your dog's name will be added to the Official Title Holder's Registry
Your dog will have earned the ATD suffix for their name
And you'll be off to earning your Intermediate Title!
Only For K9 Manners Matter Clients & Spark Team Members:
If you send me a photo of your dog from the day your pup completed his/her last trick (or your in person title graduation photo) I will put the title patch on the photo and post it to the group!
Advanced Trick List
Act Ashamed / Hide Your Head
Bring me a Tissue (fetch only)
Chorus Line Kicks
Cross Your Paws
Distance Work (any 3 behaviors 10 feet from you)
Double Hoop Sequence
Get the Phone When it Rings
Jump Into my Arms
Jump Over My Back
Mailbox (open mailbox, fetch mail)
My Dog Can Count
Paintbrush Painting (no bucket)
Play the Piano
Pull a Wagon
Say Your Prayers / Bow Your Head
Skateboard (front paws only)
Tap Light / Bell / Easy Button
Tidy up Toys (without a lid)
Tracking / Rapporthund
Turn Off the Light-switch
Walk Another Dog
Wipe Your Paws, Dig, Scratchy Board, Scratch Art