Temperment Cert.

A collie reacts calmly to an open umbrella.A collie examines an object during a temperment test. In temperment testing, a variety of situations are designed to startle the dogs and measure their recovery time. Manner and time of response determine score. Any minus score on any part of the test constitutes failure. The test comes from the German Shepherd Dog Club of America.

Photos: KINGS VALLEY IN TH’ BLACK, T.C. – “Centa” – passing the umbrella test