AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificate

We are accredited by the American Kennel Club to evaluate dogs to receive the AKC Canine Good Citizen Certificate.  This certificate is awarded based on the successful completion of ten standardized tests designed to assure the dog’s proper behavior around people and other dogs.  The dog must learn and pass the following exercises:


  • Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Sitting politely for petting
  • Proper appearance and grooming
  • Walking on a loose leash
  • Walking through a crowd
  • Sit/down/stay
  • Come
  • Socialization with another dog
  • Proper reaction to distractions
  • Supervised separation 

Our support package includes several options.

  • Administering the test.
  • Training sessions.       
  • Evaluation.