CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Class

Pre-Requisite:  Beginner Obedience or Equivalent


The purpose of this class is to aid your dog in being a respected member of the community.


We will teach, practice and proof

The 10 exercises included in the AKC C.G.C. program.


Accepting a friendly stranger


Sitting politely for petting


Appearance and Grooming


Walking on a Loose Lead


Walking through a Crowd


Sit and Down on command and Staying in Place


Coming when Called


Reacting Politely to another Dog


Confidence with Distracting Situations


Supervised Separation


The training is fun and useful and through it, you and your dog will establish a closer relationship and bond.


At the conclusion of the class, everyone will have an opportunity to take and pass the Canine Good Citizen certification exam.  This test of your dog's manners and training is not a competition and does not require that you and your dog perform with precision.  Purebred and Mixed dogs are welcome.


We urge all dog owners with their dogs to participate in this program and receive CGC certification, thereby helping to assure that our beloved dogs will always be welcomed in the community.

Enrollment Form