• If the dog leaves the handler and will not return with 3 commands or less.
  • If the dog leaves the trial field “as determined by the judge” 
  • If the dog does not release the dumbbell after three (3) commands.  
  • If the dog is given a “platz / down” command or incorrect command to regain control of the dog.  
  • If the handler holds / grabs the dog by the collar or body.