We offer the AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluation as part of the Basic Obedience class.
Each weekly session has three parts, a Concept, Manners, and Extras. Concepts explain helpful things for humans to understand, like how dogs learn and training techniques. Manners focuses on the behavior(s) that are being highlighted for the week. Extras
The first four weeks set the foundation for a well behaved dog that loves to learn. We teach half of the Canine Good Citizen test items and the below commands.
- Week 1 - Orientation, introductions, and what to expect - No Dogs
- Weeks 2 thru 4 - Basic manners and commands are taught. These are the foundation weeks and things like focus, sit, down, come, and stay are taught.
- Loose Lease walking
- Leave It
- Sit at Side / Auto Sit