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39. Socially inappropriate behavior with people

Definition Absent Very Mild Mild Moderate Severe
Exhibits poor social manners with people
  • Is socially pleasant around people of all ages in all settings as evidenced by not jumping on people, mouthing hands and/or muzzling
  • Very occasionally exhibits very mild socially inappropriate behavior around people
  • Inappropriate behavior may include;
    1. change in energy
    2. lightly mouth hands
    3. soft muzzling
  • Is not persistent and readily responds to redirection from handler.
  • Occasionally exhibits mild socially inappropriate behavior around people
  • Inappropriate behavior may include;
    1. brief jumping on people
    2. moderately mouthing hands
    3. moderate muzzling
  • May be mildly persistent but readily responds to redirection from handler.
  • Frequently exhibits mildly socially inappropriate behavior or exhibits moderate socially inappropriate behavior around people
  • Inappropriate behavior may include;
    1. forceful jumping on people
    2. hard mouthing of hands
    3. mild muzzle punches
  • May be moderately persistent requiring repeated redirection from the handler.
  • Exhibits severe socially inappropriate behavior around people
  • Inappropriate behavior may include;
    1. forceful jumping on people
    2. hard mouthing of hands with or without teeth
    3. forceful muzzle punches.
  • May be very persistent Responds poorly to direction from handler.
Video Examples
GDBart Adult Dog Test
Walk & Talks
Puppy Test