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Trick Dog Elite Performer Title

Our 5-Week Course

In this course, we'll get you prepared to earn the highest level of Trick Dog: The Trick Dog Performer Elite Title! Handlers and their dogs will perform a short routine with a script to have evaluated by our evaluator in order to receive your title.

Routine Information

A total of 10 Tricks, with at least 5 tricks using props, from the Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced titles are required to earn the Trick Dog Elite Performer title.

  1. A story and script are required for the Elite Performer for providing entertainment at shows, events, in therapy settings, and for dog training classes.

  2. You will need to make a video. For your video, you can tell the story yourself or have a narrator read the story to give you cues about the next trick.

  3. The routine must be performed for an audience of at least 5 people.

  4. Elite Performer is judged by AKC. You will send a video link to AKC with your application and checklist!


Must have Novice, Intermediate, and Advanced titles on record.


Cost of Trick Dog Elite Performer Title

$145 for 5 weeks - in-person

Upcoming Class Schedule

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