Canine Good Citizen

May 8, 2019

Train Your Dog to Become a Canine Good Citizen

Welcome to The Upbeat K9, where we specialize in transforming dogs into well-behaved and obedient companions. Our Canine Good Citizen program aims to teach your furry friend valuable skills and behaviors that will make them an outstanding member of your family and the community.

What is a Canine Good Citizen?

A Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is a title awarded to dogs who exhibit good manners in various everyday situations. Dogs with CGC certification are well-behaved, responsive, and easy to handle. This certification is recognized and respected nationwide, making it a significant achievement for both you and your beloved pet.

Why Choose The Upbeat K9 for CGC Training?

At The Upbeat K9, we believe that every dog has the potential to become a Canine Good Citizen. Our team of experienced and dedicated trainers will work closely with you and your furry companion to develop a customized training plan that caters to your dog's unique needs and temperament.

We emphasize positive reinforcement training techniques, which create a bond of trust and respect between you and your dog. This approach ensures that the learning process is enjoyable and stress-free for everyone involved. Our trainers are skilled in understanding dog behavior and are committed to providing a safe and supportive training environment.

The Benefits of CGC Training

Enrolling your dog in our Canine Good Citizen program offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Improved Behavior: Through our comprehensive training, your dog will learn proper manners, socialization skills, and obedience commands.
  • Better Communication: Effective communication between you and your dog will enhance your relationship and strengthen your bond.
  • Public Acceptance: Many public places, such as parks and cafes, welcome well-behaved dogs. With CGC certification, your dog can accompany you to more places!
  • Community Involvement: CGC-certified dogs have the opportunity to participate in volunteer activities, therapy dog programs, and other events that contribute to the community.

Our CGC Training Program

Our Canine Good Citizen training program is designed to address a wide range of behaviors and skills necessary for your dog to pass the CGC evaluation. We cover:

  1. Behavioral Basics: Your dog will learn to respond to basic commands, such as sit, stay, and come, as well as how to walk politely on a leash.
  2. Socialization: Proper socialization with other dogs and people is crucial. We teach your dog appropriate behaviors to ensure they are comfortable in various environments.
  3. Distraction Training: Dogs need to stay focused even in distracting situations. We help your dog build the necessary self-control to remain obedient and attentive despite distractions.
  4. Good Manners: We train your dog to exhibit good manners, including not jumping on people, not begging for food, and not barking excessively.

Contact Us Today for CGC Training

If you're ready to embark on a journey towards having a Canine Good Citizen, reach out to The Upbeat K9 today. Our trainers are eager to assist you and your dog in achieving this prestigious title. Contact us now to schedule a consultation and learn more about our CGC training program!