CGN (Canine Good Neighbour) Test

At this time there are no CGN test scheduled yet for 2021. 

This test is open to 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 we are certified by the SPCA Animal Kind Program  which does not allow 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!

At this time there are no CGN test scheduled yet for 2021. 

If you have any questions please  email: