Reaction to distraction testing requires a demonstration of the dog’s confidence when faced with distracting situations, which can be any two of the following, usually one auditory and one visual:
1. A person using crutches, a wheelchair or a walker.
2. Sudden closing or opening of a door.
3. Dropping a large book, no closer than ten feet, behind the dog.
4. A jogger running in front of the dog.
5. Good-natured pushing and shoving or animated excited talk and backslapping by persons, with the dog and handler passing within ten feet.
6. A person pushing a cart approaching from the front or rear, passing within ten feet.
7. A person on a bicycle approaching from the front or rear, passing about six feet to the side of the dog.
8. Knocking over a chair, no closer than six feet from the dog.