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AKC TESTING

The AKC Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) program is a training program designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be–together. We offer complimentary testing to all clients. If you're not currently a client, we offer the test individually, as well as a prep package which includes a prep session (mock test, advice, tips, and feedback) followed by your testing session.

Yellow Labrador taking treats from trainer's palm

Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

The AKC Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) program provides a perfect framework for training your dog to become a polite member of society.

Happy brown dog performing a down-stay command with a purple leash

Community Canine (CGCA)

AKC Community Canine is the advanced level of AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program.

As with CGC, AKC Community Canine has a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Community Canine title. This is a title that appears on the dog’s title record at AKC.

German Shepherd Dog in a down-stay next to trainer's feet

Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGCU)

AKC Urban CGC requires that the dog demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in a setting that includes traffic, crowds, noises, smells and other distractions that are present in a city or town. As with Canine Good Citizen, AKC Urban CGC is a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Urban CGC title.

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