Should I wait to take the therapy dog test with Hershey?

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  1. Spirit2010

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    Same as topic, there is a test Thursday the 20th. Should I wait? Or do you guys think I should go for it? thank you for reading! :)
     
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    From what I can tell, the test is almost identical to the test for CGC... I say, why not go for it?
     
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    From what I can tell, the judge is so far nice! :) I've been e-mailing her. The only thing on the test Hershey hasn't been exposed to is, hospital equipment.. :yikes: But I guess since my grandma wheezes, hes used to that. But other equipment... yikes! I'll have to give it a shot at least! I hope he'll do well around those things. Wheelchairs, hes been by a couple of them.
     
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    Who did you contact ???? My friend is certified and did 5 of our dogs .... I think she lives near New Castle ....grand gal ! Start now with dropping a pan ....etc . Look it up on line . BTW... I mailed Hershey a badge today !! Wear it proudly !
     
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    No you should take it just to see where you need to work. Victor failed it the first time, i half way expected him to. I didn't however expect it to be as hard as it was ..my first dog's therapy sponser wasn't half as tough. Some dogs have to take it many times.
     
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    I contacted Deborah. Shes evaluating in Muncie. And thank you Grammy! :)
     
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    Being from Muncie I may know her ...... not the gal I was thinking of , but belonging to Action For Animals there , CGC and TDI was a big deal !
     

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