Titahi Bay Dog Obedience Club is a recognized training provider for the BlackHawk Canine Good Citizen™ programme which runs nationwide and test dogs in simulated everyday situations. It identifies and rewards dogs that have the training and demeanour to be reliable family members as well as good-standing community members.
Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC ) training is fun and useful. Through it, you and your dog will establish a closer bond and your dog will have the added benefit of knowing how to please you. The test of your dog's manners and training is not a competition and does NOT require that you and your dog perform with precision.
CGC is open to all dogs over 12 months fo age and all breeds. You do not need to be a club or NZKC member to train or sit the CGC tests. To sit a CGC test Dogs have to have been taught by a CGC registered club and below is an expample of what you and your dog need to train towards to be able to pass a CGC test.
- Appearance and Grooming
- Food manners
- Accepting Friendly Strangers
- Walking in a controlled manner with distractions and through people
- Stay tied up with owner both insight and out of sight-
- Control around other dogs
As well as written questions about owning a dog and responsibitlies.