CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PROGRAM
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) TEST AND TITLE
This is the basic Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test requiring that the dog shows the ability to sit politely for petting, permit someone to preform basic grooming, walk on a loose lead, walk calmly through a crowd, sit, down and stay on command, come when called, have polity around other dogs, behave even when distractions are present, and allow a stranger to hold the dog's leash while the owner steps away. Click for full details of the test and title.
URBAN CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGCU)
This test requires the dog to preform the CGC test items in an urban environment, including negotiating elevators and city streets with cars and other distractions. Click for full details of this test and title.
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN ADVANCED / COMMUNITY CANINE (CGCA)
The CGCA is the advanced level of the CGC program. The test items for this title are given in real venues, such as shows, classes and in the community. While many of the test items are the same as those for the CGC, the dog is required to perform more advanced exercises, such as keeping a stay in a group of dogs, obeying the "leave it" command while walking past food, recall with distractions, and waiting politely at a door. Click for full details of test items and title.