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, choke, prong, harnesses, head collars or Flexi leads are NOT permitted during the test. 

  • 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!

Test Dates for 2020

April 3rd 5pm ***Available for booking through our online portal***

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

Once these dates are approved they will be available to book online.  Please note, payment is due at time of registration. There are no refunds after registration.

If you have any questions please give us a shout!


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