Canine Good Citizen Prep Class & Test

Canine Good Citizen is a certification program established by the AKC to promote responsible dog ownership and good manners for dogs. Dog and handler will work on manners and skills that they will then perform during a 10-step test on week 6. 

Or if you've already prepared, just sign up to take the test on week 6! Test fee is $20. Taking the test is a great way to figure out what areas your dog needs more training in...why not try it? Who knows, your dog might even surprise you!

Dogs who pass the test are eligible to receive a high-quality certificate that can be framed and proudly displayed.

All breeds welcome (including mixed breeds)!

Register here⇐

Enrollment is limited. Please note that your registration will not be confirmed until your payment is received.

Test Items:

  • Test 1: Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Test 2: Sitting politely for petting
  • Test 3: Appearance and grooming
  • Test 4: Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead)
  • Test 5: Walking through a crowd
  • Test 6: Sit and down on command and Staying in place
  • Test 7: Coming when called
  • Test 8: Reaction to another dog
  • Test 9: Reaction to distraction
  • Test 10: Supervised separation