Canine Good Citizen (CGC)


Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

Canine Good Citizen Training in Tampa, FL

This  program is designed to teach ten advanced behaviors; then, the dog is prepared to take a standard test that certifies him/her as a Canine Good Citizen

Dogs that have this certificate can move on to be therapy dogs training or simply volunteer as companion animals. A service dog training program usually requires the CGC prior to start.



- Accepting a friendly stranger

​- Sitting politely for petting

- Appearance and grooming

- Walking on a lose leash while paying attention to the owner

​- Walking through a crowd without getting over-excited 

​- Sit, Down, Stay

​- Come when called

​- Reaction to another dog

​- Reaction to a distraction

​- Supervised separation from owner (3 minutes) with no inappropriate behavior