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
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.