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American Kennel Club

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) – American Kennel Club (


“By training in CGC, you and your dog will deepen your bond and become a more connected team. Not only will you and your dog learn the basics of dog training and master skills like sit, down, and stay, but your dog will become a welcomed community member when out in public”.  AKC

Certification is available in all 

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy

For puppies up to one year old

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy – American Kennel Club

Test Items Pledge – American Kennel Club (

9 tests are described.



AKC Canine Good Citizen

CGC Test Items – American Kennel Club (

All 10 tests are described.



AKC Advanced Canine Good Citizen


AKC Community Canine Good Citizen

AKC Community Canine – American Kennel Club


AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen

AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen – American Kennel Club


AKC Trick Dog

AKC Trick Dog – American Kennel Club


Do you need more to do with your dog?  Do you have a high-energy dog that needs mental stimulation? Earning a trick certificate may be what your dog needs to stay active.


There are at least 101 ways for you to do more with your dog that will challenge both of you and strengthen your connection. No matter what behavioral or physical obstacles your dog may face, consider working together toward a trick title for exercisemental stimulation, and most of all, fun.

Cost – The testing fee is $25.00 and there is an additional fee when you send your paperwork into AKC ($10 - $20 range)

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