Puppy Day School alum Ursus passed the CGC test! Will your dog be next?
Not sure what the AKC Canine Good Citizen test is all about? Check out our blog post about it!
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Our spring experiment with Intro to Agility as a linear class has been very successful! We were inspired to use the format for CGC Prep, which is our class designed for teaching dogs the skills they need to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen class.
Linear classes meet on the same weekday, at the same time, for six weeks. They’re generally consecutive (save for any holidays or instructor vacations). Like a college course, students sign up in advance and commit to taking the whole course. This format allows the instructor to build each week’s curriculum on the skills previously taught. Since everyone is at approximately the same experience level, the class progresses through advanced skills together!
The prerequisites for this linear CGC Prep class are the same as the Flex Class version. All students must have attended at least 2 of each of our Core Manners classes: Polite in Public, Come This Way, Settle & Stay Put, and Self-Control. If you and your dog don’t have a solid understanding of all of those skills taught, we recommend repeating those Core Manners classes further before jumping into CGC Prep.
If you’re not sure if you’re ready, or if you’ve taken classes elsewhere and […]