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1:00PM: AKC Canine Good Citizen 5wks

Prerequisite: It is recommended that you take S.T.A.R. Puppy if your dog is of age before taking this class.

Get ready to take The AKC CGC test with this 5-week class.

If this is your first class that you will be taking with your dog then it is highly recommend you start with the AKC STAR Puppy class if your dog is under 10 months.

This class teaches the 10 skills needed to pass the CGC test.. It is open to all dogs – purebred and mixed breeds. Having a CGC may be an advantage when renting a residence or obtaining homeowner insurance. It may be required prior to registering as a therapy dog. The class is taught by an AKC CGC evaluator. 

Canine Good Citizen test is a nationally recognized program that instills a sense of responsibility and good manners in dogs and owners alike. The heart of the CGC program is the 10-step CGC test. CGC The test consists of the following practical exercises:

1. Accepting a friendly stranger

2. Sitting politely for petting

3. Appearance and grooming

4. Walking on a loose leash

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. Reacting (or not reacting) to a distraction

10. Supervised separation.

Thursday, March 30, 2023, 1:00 PM until 1:50 PM
Charleston Dog Training Center
7644 Southrail Road, Suite 300A
North Charleston, SC  29420

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Ricki Silveria
Heather Summers
Training Director
Melissa H Weatherford
Registration is closed - Event is full
Payment In Full In Advance Only
We require a minimum of 3 registered students to have this class.

Students must bring proof of rabies and DHLPP shot records to first class or records can be emailed to the instructor.
Cancellation Policy:
We require a minimum of a 72 hour notice if you wish to cancel your registration for this class to receive a refund. A $10 cancellation fee will be held for processing. For cancellations please contact us at
Available Slots:
No Fee

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