The American Kennel Club is a registry of purebred dog pedigrees in the United States. In addition to maintaining its pedigree registry, this kennel club also promotes and sanctions events for purebred.
The Canine Good Citizen program, established in 1989, is an American Kennel Club program for all dogs to promote responsible dog ownership and to encourage the training of well-mannered dogs.
CGC is a core part of the AKC Family Dog Program, an umbrella program designed to help dogs and their owners develop a lifelong bond and become well-socialized members of the community. AKC Family Dog includes the 4 levels of the Canine Good Citizen program:  AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, AKC Community Canine, and AKC Urban CGC. AKC Family Dog also includes other fun activities for you and your canine family member like AKC Therapy Dog, AKC Trick Dog, AKC FIT DOG and the AKC Temperament Test. After CGC, you and your dog can simply enjoy a happy, healthy life  together, or move on to advanced levels of the Family Dog Program, like AKC Community Canine or AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen.

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  • 6 Week class working on the skill items to be the best you can be together (includes test). $400.00
  • If you have already done all the leg work for the skill test and just want to take the Test $50.00

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