Canine Good Citizen
by the American Kennel Club
Now that you have worked so hard training your dog with us at Lead
the Pack, show off by taking the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good
Citizen test! Take a look at what it takes to be a canine good
citizen and put your training to the test!
Accepting a friendly stranger.
Sitting politely for petting.
Allowing basic grooming procedures.
Walking on a loose lead.
Walking through a crowd.
Sitting and lying down on command and staying in place.
Coming when called.
Reacting appropriately to another dog.
Reacting appropriately to distractions.
10. Calmly enduring supervised separation from the owner.
Therapy Dog Prep
Interested in having your dog becomes a therapy dog? At Lead the
Pack your dog will be evaluated and prepped for taking a therapy dog
certification with a recognized therapy dog organization of your
choice. We encourage your dog first taking the
Canine Good Citizen test, which will prepare them for the more
intense training challenges of an actual therapy dog test. Check out
some of these great organizations!
At Lead the Pack Dog Training we offer a variety of training
programs to assist you in making the most of your relationship with
your dog. Our training is one on one Handler to Owner instruction,
as well as individualized training programs based on your dog's
personality and temperament
Obedience training is the foundation of a happy and healthy
relationship between you and your dog. Most behavioral issues your
dog has usually stem from a lack of obedience training and poor
leadership skills. In our basic obedience program you and your dog
will learn how to: