Tuesday, June 26, 2012

AKC Canine Good Citizen Test


The AKC Canine Good Citizen Test is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Test Logo - Hoosier Rottweiler Club

The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and good manners for dogs.

All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.

The AKC CGC shows the manners and partnership between the owner and dog. Handlers are allowed to praise and encourage their dog as well as give commands.

Who: All Breeds AND Mixed Breed Dogs Are Eligible For CGC

All Dogs 6 months and Older.  Must have a current Rabies Vaccination Certificate.  All Breeds are welcome.

What Is CGC?:

The CGC test is comprised of  10 individual tests.
All participants must sign the AKC CGC Responsible Dog Owner’s Pledge prior to participating in the test.

Equipment For the CGC Test:

4 Items.  Either a Buckle Collar (No Plastic Buckles/Snaps) or a Metal Slip Collar (Choke Chain).  6 foot leash.  Grooming Brush.  Current Vaccination Report.  (Must have all 4 Items present at time of testing).

UPCOMING AKC CGC TEST:

When:   Saturday, Sept. 4th, 2010

Where:  Southport Masonic Lodge

5678 South East St.

Indianapolis, IN  46227

DOWNLOAD CGC APPLICATION FORMS