Canine Good Citizen Classes and Titles

Canine Good Citizen Classes

We endorse the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen program as a measure of good manners in companion and competition dogs. More than 700,000 dogs have passed the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen exam nationwide. It is an important milestone in successful therapy and service dog training.

OTCPBC offers Canine Good Citizen classes and testing every two months. You may also request a CGC exam by contacting us at otcpbc@gmail.com.

Sample CGC Video:

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Canine Good Citizen Class

Description: This is the first level of Canine Good Citizen (CGC) designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.
Prerequisites: Completed Basic Obedience and/or Intermediate Obedience classes.
What to Bring: Soft, easily swallowed treats, buckle collar, 6 Ft leash. Pinch collars or head halters are not permitted.

Starts:Wednesday, 1/8/2020 @ 6:00 PM
Instructor: Susan Minix
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in the last 12 months)

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Canine Good Citizen Advanced Class

AKC Community Canine is the advanced level of AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program. As with CGC, AKC Community Canine has a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Community Canine title (CGCA).

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CGC Urban Class

Description: This class prepares dogs with city survival skills. Urban CGC testing is conducted at community destinations that offer the distractions this test requires.
Prerequisites: Training through the CGC exam.
What to Bring: Soft, easily swallowed treats, buckle collar, 6 Ft leash. Pinch collars or head halters are not permitted.

Starts: Wednesday, 11/6/2019, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Duration: 6 weeks
Location: First class is at the clubhouse. Subsequent classes in the community. Information will be provided by the instructor at first meeting.
Instructor: Susan Minix
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in the last 12 months)

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Canine Good Citizen Exams

CGC Exam

Date and Time: Wednesday, 12/18/2019 @ 5:30 PM
Cost: $20

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CGC Advanced Exam

AKC Community Canine is the advanced level of AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program.To earn the AKC Community Canine title (CGCA), dogs must already have a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) award or title on record at AKC.

As with CGC, AKC Community Canine has a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Community Canine title.

http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/training/akc-community-canine/about/

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Urban CGC Exam

AKC Urban CGC requires that the dog demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in an urban setting. As with Canine Good Citizen, AKC Urban CGC has a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Urban CGC title. This is a title that appears on the dog’s title record at AKC.

Test Date: Wednesday 12/18/19 @ 7:00 PM Note that this is a date change.
Location: City Place
Pre-Registration Required.

Cost $20.

OTCPBC is proud that three of its members were the first in the United States to achieve the Urban CGC, a test for dogs with city survival skills. For more information on the Urban CGC, click here:

AKC Urban CGC Video
Urban CGC testing is conducted at community destinations that offer the distractions this test requires.

Questions about CGC Classes and Testing ?

Contact us at otcpbc@gmail.com