American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test at The Forest Park Barking Lot Summer Puppalooza
Saturday, June 23rd 10am-4pm (Rain Date June 24th). Sign-up for test 10am-11am, tests given 11:30am-1pm only!
At The Forest Park Barking Lot 80-30 Park Lane 11415 (Behind The Overlook – Queens Department of Parks & Recreation)
(co-sponsored with We Love Kew Gardens)
American Kennel Club Evaluator, Robert Rodriguez, is excited to be hosting the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test at the Summer Puppalooza on Saturday June 23rd. The AKC test is one of the most recognized canine certifications in the USA. It is commonly requested by insurance companies, co-op and condo associations and as a confirmation of your dogs good behavior to the general public. The AKC’s CGC program is the gold standard of behavior for dogs in our communities. Below are the 10 parts that will be on the CGC test. This gives everyone time to practice before the Summer Puppalooza! The CGC test will be given for FREE (certificates for passing will be mailed, AKC charges $15 for Certificate.). Sign-ups are from 10am-11am and presentation and tests will begin at 11:30am!
1) Accepting a Friendly Stranger
2) Sitting Politely for Petting
3) Appearance and Grooming
4) Out for a Walk
5) Walking through crowd
6) Sit and down on command and staying in place
7) Coming when called
8) Reaction to another dog
9) Reaction to distraction
10) Supervised separation
Check out this link
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwLeHNh3iOQ&t=2s to see how the test is given.
Remember, we all want our dogs to be well behaved members of the community and this test will let you know what you can work on so you and your dog can have a better dog park experience and happier family!