Stephanie Lanham shoves a fake hand into Tater's bowl
December 9, 2011 | 3:44 p.m. CSTStephanie Lanham shoves a fake hand into Tater's bowl during the food test portion of his behavior evaluation. Dogs are graded A though F in five behavior tests including face hold, body rub, pinch test, tag test and food test to determine if they are eligible for adoption. If the animal does not pass the tests they are reevaluated by the manager to determine if they will be adopted, it is sent to another rescue, placed in foster care or euthanized.
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