Canine Good Citizen (CGC)


CGC class provides an excellent foundation for continued training a well-mannered dog who is a joy to live with at home and in the community. These skills can be a foundation for you and your pet to become Therapy Dog participants.  

Focus of this class is to develop a dependable partner with the skills to earn an AKC  CGC title, including loose leash walking, stays, calm behavior in busy environments. Class exercises include greeting people, sitting politely, heeling on a loose lead, walking though crowds, sit, down and stay in place, coming when called, behave politely around another dog, common distracting situations, and maintain good manners in several situations.  

Prerequisite is Beginning Obedience, or knowing sit, down and come is encouraged prior to participation.

Recommended age 6 months or older
Equipment needed:  Flat collar, 6 ft leash training treats, hungry dog