Temperament Test

The temperament test is a series of tests exposing your pet to situations they may come across during a therapy session, to see how your animal reacts.

The temperament test is performed by the Volunteer Coordinator at the office of Chimo AAT.

Elements of the Temperament Test

Handled by a stranger
Exuberant or clumsy petting
Reaction to movement
Restraining hug
Staggering/Gesturing individual
Yelling/screaming
Pain response
Direct stare, blow in the face
Bumped from behind
Crowded and petted by several people
Sit with stranger
Take a treat
Free play

September 8, 2017