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Canine Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine, and Urban CGC classes, testing, and certification.

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Canine Good Citizen Classes and Certification:

Canine Good Citizen® - Class
Canine Good Citizen® - Test
Community Canine® - Class
Community Canine® - Test
Urban CGC® - Class
Urban CGC® - Test

Why your dog should enroll in a Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine, or Urban CGC class...

All shapes, sizes, levels, and breeds of dog are welcome.

For more information on the Canine Good Citizen® program, check out: http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/training/canine-good-citizen/.

For more information on the Community Canine® program, check out: http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/training/akc-community-canine/.

For more information on the Urban CGC® program, check out: http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/training/urban-canine-good-citizen/.

Class details are listed below. If you are interested in a class not being offered, please let us know. We will customize our services to meet your needs.

You can reach us at: 619-889-8606. You can also contact us at our email address: lara@happydoghappyowner.com. We look forward to hearing from you.



Canine Good Citizen® - Class (Age: 6 months and over)

This class prepares you and your dog for the Canine Good Citizen test and is also a great class to prepare your dog for behaving responsibly around other people, other dogs, and distractions. We recommend completion of Obedience - Level 1 and Obedience - Level 2 (or equivalent) prior to enrolling in this class. The CGC test will be administered during the final class session. The test fee is included in the cost of the class. The Canine Good Citizen class is the same as Obedience - Level 3. Class size is limited to 6 dogs.

LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Cabrillo Pet Care Center - Ocean Beach 9/17 Sunday 5 pm 5 sessions* $125

* Multi-session classes are held once a week for one hour.


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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Canine Good Citizen® - Test (Age: 6 months and over)

If your dog has already mastered the skills taught during the Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) class, you are welcome to register for the test, without attending the CGC class.


LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Cabrillo Pet Care Center - Ocean Beach 8/13 Sunday 5 pm 1 hour $25
Cabrillo Pet Care Center - Ocean Beach 10/15 Sunday 5 pm 1 hour $25


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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Community Canine® - Class (Age: 1 year and over)

This class prepares you and your dog for the Community Canine test and is also a great class to prepare your dog for behaving responsibly when out and about in the community. This class focuses on obedience skills and good manners in public places such as shopping centers, playgrounds, and parks. We recommend completion of the Canine Good Citizen class (or equivalent) prior to enrolling in this class. The CGCA test will be administered during the final class session. The test fee is included in the cost of the class. The Community Canine class is the same as Obedience - Level 4. Class size is limited to 6 dogs.


LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Ocean Beach/Point Loma Please email us at: lara@happydoghappyowner.com to be added to the mailing list for the next class. TBD TBD 5 sessions* $125

* Multi-session classes are held once a week for one hour.


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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Community Canine® - Test (Age: 1 year and over)

If your dog has already mastered the skills taught during the Community Canine® (CGCA) class, you are welcome to register for the test, without attending the Community Canine class.


LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Ocean Beach/Point Loma TBD TBD TBD 1 hour $25


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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Urban CGC® - Class (Age: 1 year and over)

This class prepares you and your dog for the Urban CGC test and is also a great class to prepare your dog for behaving responsibly in an urban environment. This class focuses on obedience skills and good manners in an environment where there are cars, crowds, streets to be crossed, startling noises, and inside dog friendly buildings. We recommend completion of the Canine Good Citizen class (or equivalent) prior to enrolling in this class.   The CGCU test will be administered during the final class session. The test fee is included in the cost of the class. The Urban CGC class is the same as Obedience - Level 5. Class size is limited to 6 dogs.


LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Ocean Beach/Point Loma Please email us at: lara@happydoghappyowner.com to be added to the mailing list for the next class. TBD TBD 5 sessions* $125

* Multi-session classes are held once a week for one hour.


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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Urban CGC® - Test (Age: 1 year and over)

If your dog has already mastered the skills taught during the Urban CGC® (CGCU) class, you are welcome to register for the test, without attending the Urban CGC class.


LocationStart DateDayTimeLengthCost
Ocean Beach/Point Loma TBD TBD TBD 1 hour $25


Register

After completing the registration form, you will receive a confirmation email with details regarding the class location and how to submit payment. Registration and payment is required prior to the class start date. Cash, Checks, Credit Cards, and Paypal accepted.

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