About this class
The Canine Good Citizen program is an expert-made 10-skill program designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be – together, with a skills that teaches good manners to dogs and responsible dog ownership to their owners, including:
Good Citizen Skills include:
- Sitting politely for petting
- Sit & down on command
- Staying in place
- Loose leash training
- Accepting a friendly stranger
- Walking through a crowd
- Reaction to other dogs
*This course is often a prerequisite for many dog-therapy groups.
Prerequisite: Dogs must be 13 months old or older.
All Dogs must be current on all vaccinations. If your dog reacts negatively toward other dogs or people or has severe behavior issues, these classes will not be a good fit. Contact Understanding Your Dog for private sessions, which will be the better option.