Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Certification In-Your-Home

Linda Michaels, M.A., Del Mar Dog Training offers Customized, In-Your-Home Evaluation and Training Instructions Session, plus one Field Trip Session. Certification when your dog passes!

Find out what your dog already knows, and what your dog needs to learn to pass the 10-item test below and become a proud certificant in this popular AKC program.

The CGC Certificate is the first step for most Therapy Dog programs. Most programs have their own requirements and CGC Certification is the first step in the process.

Hang the Certificate on your frig, purchase a CGC leash or medal, and proudly show off your dog’s new skills.

Wonderful for any dog–especially for breeds that can benefit from being formally reclassified as “Good Citizens”.
Fee. $330

AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Training and Testing Items

Before taking the Canine Good Citizen test, pet parents sign the Responsible Dog Owners Pledge. We believe that responsible pet parenting is a key part of the CGC concept and by signing the pledge, pet parents agree to take care of their dog’s health needs, safety, exercise, training and quality of life.

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

Get your Good Citizen tested today!
Please call Linda for details. 858.259.WOOF(9663)