Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizenship Test

Test Item 1: Accepting A Friendly Stranger

This test demonstrates that the dog will allow a friendly stranger to approach it and speak to the handler in a natural, everyday situation.

Test Item 2: Sitting Politely for Petting

This test demonstrates that the dog will allow a friendly stranger to touch it while it is out with its handler.

Test Item 3: Appearance and Grooming

It also demonstrates the owner’s care, concern and sense of responsibility.

Test Item 4: Out For A Walk (Walking on a Loose Lead)

This test demonstrates that the handler is in control of the dog. The dog may be on either side of the handler.

Test Item 5: Walking Through A Crowd

This test demonstrates that the dog can move about politely in pedestrian traffic and is under control in public places.

Test Item 6: Sit and Down on Command – Staying in Place

This test demonstrates that the dog has training, will respond to the handler’s commands to sit and down and will remain in the place commanded by the handler.

Test Item 7: Coming When Called

This test demonstrates that the dog will come when called by the handler.

Test Item 8: Reaction to Another Dog

This test demonstrates that the dog can behave politely around other dogs.

Test Item 9: Reaction to Distraction

This test demonstrates that the dog is confident at all times when faced with common distracting situations.

Test Item 10: Supervised Separation

This test demonstrates that a dog can be left with a trusted person, if necessary, and will maintain training and good manners.

For more information contact the AKC or email us

Congratulations to our newest Canine Good Citizens!!!

Jake von Jeep von Kinderhaus
Mutz von unterweiden
Hondo VH Liedo Kassel
Dejon
Inka Fernheim

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