AKC Canine Good Citizen Test (CGC)

CGC is for dogs that have completed Beginner and Intermediate Obedience training and the handler would like to complete the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen test with their canine. This certification is open to both purebred and mixed breeds. The CGC Test will be completed after successful completion of the CGC course, during CGC Testing times, which will be posted as they become available.

Skills to be assessed include:

  • Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Sitting politely for petting
  • Appearance and grooming
  • Out for a walk
  • Walking through a crowd
  • Sit and down on command and staying in place
  • Coming when called
  • Reaction to another dog
  • Reaction to distractions
  • Supervised separation

​CGC is offered on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. *CGC award is not guaranteed; all canines will be evaluated for their readiness and recommendation by our AKC CGC Evaluator.