CGN (Canine Good Neighbour) Test

This test is for dogs of all breeds & mixes!

 

  • Dogs must be a minimum of 6 months of age. 

  • Testing must be completed on a loose regular flat lead. 

  • Treats, toys, prong, harnesses, head collars or Flexi leads are NOT permitted during the test. 

  • Please note our facility is certified by the SPCA Animal Kind Program and as such does not allow for the use of slip leads or choke chains.

  • The handler may verbally encourage or give directions to the dog throughout the test, but may not scold or correct or position the dog physically. 

  • Dogs may not eliminate during the test. 

  • Dogs must not jump up on people during the test.

  • Dogs may not show any signs of aggression or they will be asked to leave and rated as not ready.

  • Dogs must have proof of vaccines & licences as applicable.

  • Only your first attempt at an exercise will count for the test.

All 12 stations must be completed successfully.  Dogs are rated on a ready/not ready basis.

  1. Accepting A Friendly Stranger

  2. Politely Accepts Petting

  3. Appearance and Grooming

  4. Out For A Walk

  5. Walking Through A Crowd

  6. Sit/Down On Command and Stay In Place

  7. Come When Called

  8. Praise/Interaction

  9. Reaction To A Passing Dog

  10. Reaction To Distractions

  11. Supervised Isolation

  12. Walking Through A Door/Gate

For more details on each station check the link below!

https://www.ckc.ca/en/Files/Raising-My-Dog-Section/Responsible-Ownership/CGN-12-Steps.aspx

Test Dates for 2020

October 23rd 5pm ***Available for booking through our online portal***

Please note, payment is due at time of registration. There are no refunds after registration.

If you have any questions please  email:  dawgacademy@gmail.com

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