Canine Good Citizen Test

If you think that your dog might be a Canine Good Citizen, then come join us for a CGC test and support the SF SPCA! Mixed breeds and purebreds are welcome! The test will be conducted by an AKC-approved CGC evaluator.  Completion of a Canine Good Citizen Prep class is recommended prior to taking the test, but is not mandatory.  

Topics covered in the test include:

  • Accepting a friendly stranger
  • Sitting politely for petting
  • Appearance and grooming
  • Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead)
  • Walking through a crowd
  • Sit and down on command and Staying in place
  • Coming when called
  • Reaction to another dog
  • Reaction to distraction
  • Supervised separation

Read more about each test component here.

Frequency & Duration: Test typically takes 20 minutes

Fee: $25

Course prerequisites: All dogs must be current on their vaccinations, including Rabies.

Location: Mission Campus

 

Upcoming test dates:

  • Saturday, November 11, 9:30 - 9:50 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 9:50 - 10:10 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 10:10 - 10:30 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 10:30 - 10:50 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 10:50 - 11:10 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 11:10 - 11:30 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 11:30 - 11:50 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 11:50 am - 12:10 pm: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Saturday, November 11, 12:10 - 12:30 pm: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 10:00 - 10:20 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 10:20 - 10:40 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 10:40 - 11:00 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 11:00 - 11:20 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 11:20 - 11:40 am: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 11:40 am - 12:00 pm: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm: Sorry, this section is full.
  • Sunday, December 17, 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm: Sorry, this section is full.

 

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