ACCOUNT OF THE EXERCISE:
At the beginning of the exercise the dog is placed in a down position. If the dog sits after first piece of food is presented, no penalty.
In Level I, only one piece of food is thrown during the obedience exercises, at the place and moment chosen by the Judge. In Level II and III, two pieces are thrown or presented (at the same time or separately).
– The food must be the same for all dogs.
– The goal is not to set up the dog deliberately, so do not place the food in the work zones, landing area of the jumps, start line of Send away). If the food is thrown and falls into the dog’s open mouth, and dog spits it out, no penalty. If dog eats or licks the food, exercise is lost (0).