Handle Animal Fastplay

Handle Animal

Restriction: druids and rangers can still use handle or push while untrained on an animal companion only
Restriction: untrained can't push, teach, rear or train
DC Base: 10
DC Modifier: +2 if the animal has taken lethal, non-lethal or ability score damage
DC Modifier: +5 non-animal with intelligence 1 or 2
Dice Modifier: +4 druid or ranger animal companion
Check Frequency: per use
Success: the animal performs the trick on it's next action
Failure: the animal fails to perform the trick but moves normally (!)
Time: move action
Time: free action for druid or ranger

Push to Complete Unknown Trick/Force March/Hustle

Restriction: animal must be physically capable of performing the trick
DC Base: 25
Time: full-round action
Time: move action for druid or ranger

Teach an Animal a New Trick

Restriction: animals can only learn 3 tricks per point of Intelligence; animal companion bonus tricks don't count toward this limit
Restriction: you must spend half the training time at 3 hours per day on teaching a trick
DC Base: 15 (come, down, fetch, heel, perform, seek, stay, work)
DC Base: 20 (attack, defend, guard, track)
Success: you invest the remaining training time and teach the animal the new trick
Failure: the animal fails to learn the trick but you don't have to complete the training time
Time: 1 week of work

Train an Animal in a Trick Set

Restriction: animals can only learn 1 trick set according to intelligence
Restriction: you must spend half the training time at 3 hours per day on teaching the trick set
DC Base: 15 (heavy labor, performance, riding)
DC Base: 20 (combat training, fighting, guarding, hunting)
Check Frequency: check when half the training time has passed
Success: you invest the remaining training time and teach the animal the new trick set
Failure: the animal fails to learn the trick set but you don't have to complete the training time
Time: see individual packages for time frames

Rear a Wild Animal

Restriction: no retry
Restriction: you must spend half the rearing time at 3 hours per day on rearing
Restriction: you cannot rear more than 3 animals of the same type, at the same time
Definition: raise an animal from infancy
DC Base: 15 + HD of animal

Final Notes

Bonus In: +2 Animal Affinity (feat)
Bonus In: +4 Animal Affinity (feat) + Handle Animal (10 ranks)
D20: Handle Animal

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