Evaluations

Current Teams ​​​

Remember, you must schedule and pass an evaluation along with re-registering every 2 years with our National organization to remain an active member. Don't know your current expiration date? It can found on the front of your Pet Partners badge, just above your picture. Refer to "Evaluation Checklist" below


New Teams

Begin registration process, by opening a volunteer account at 
www.PetPartners.org . Follow the instructions on these screen shots to establish your account.   Click here to download instructions for setting up a volunteer account.

NEW SCORING SYSTEM FOR PET PARTNERS EVALUATIONS

Predictable Rating:
New scoring system: You must receive a minimum of a 1 on every exercise to earn a Predictable rating. You may NOT receive any Not Ready (NR) scores on the evaluation in order to pass. Under the old scoring system, you could receive an NR on 2 of the Exercises D through I of the Aptitude portion of the evaluation and earn a predictable rating; D) Staggering Gesturing Individual; E) Angry Yelling; F) Bumped from Behind; G) Crowded Petted; H) Leave It; I) Offered a Treat.

Complex Rating: 
New scoring system: You must receive a 2 on the following exercises to earn a Complex rating:
• Exercise 5 - Out for a Walk
• Exercise 6 - Walk Through a Crowd
• Exercise 10 - Stay in Place
• Exercise 12 - Reaction to Neutral Dog (under the old scoring this could be a 1)
• Exercise A - Overall Handling
• Exercise B - Exuberant and Clumsy Petting
• Exercise C - Restraining Hug
• Exercise G - Crowded and Petted by Several People
• Exercise H - Leave It (under the old scoring this could be a 1)

You must receive minimum of a 1 on all other exercises. You may NOT receive any Not Ready (NR) scores on the evaluation in order to pass. You may NOT receive a Complex rating if you’ve practiced or trained at the evaluation site.




​Evaluation Checklist
​Evaluation Requirements
for  Medium/Large Dogs & 
Small Dogs
​Evaluation Schedule