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Canine Good Citizen Class (CGC)

For All Ages - See Below for Prerequisite*

The Canine Good Citizen test is a nationally recognized program that instills a sense of responsibility and good manners in dogs and owners alike. The heart of the CGC program is the 10-step CGC test. Passing the test is also required by many therapy organizations. 


*Prerequisite - Previous training class or with a private trainer using positive reward based methods.  This class is not appropriate for dogs who show reactivity to dogs or humans.

Lisa Arant is the trainer.

If you have any questions, please email.

Lisa Arant -


Class is six consecutive weeks in a row.

Each class is 60 minutes long. The cost is $195.

Lisa Arant is the trainer.

In this class we’ll help you and your dog

fine tune your skills to pass the 10 items

of the AKC Canine Good Citizen test below:

-Accepting a friendly stranger
-Sitting politely for petting
-Appearance and grooming
-Out for a walk (walking on a loose leash)
-Walking through a crowd
-Sit and down on cue and stay in place
-Coming when called
-Reaction to another dog
-Reaction to a distraction
-Supervised separation.

A test will be offered after the class is finished.

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