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Start a 8 session course today with an AKC certified evaluator. S.T.A.R. Puppy designed to focus on everything that puppies/owners need to get best possible start. The Canine Good Citizen(CGC) teaches good manners to dogs and responsible dog ownership to their owners (and is often a requirement for landlords and therapy work


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we believe that all dogs can be good dogs, and all owners can be great owners, all it takes is a little bit of training, lots of love, and of course, plenty of praise along the way.

That’s why we created the Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) program: an expert-made training program designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be–together.

Canine Good Citizen is a 10-skill test that teaches good manners to dogs and responsible dog ownership to their owners.



The AKC Community Canine program is all about ensuring you have a well-behaved dog while you’re out and about in the community. Where CGC happens in a simulated environment, the 10-step AKC Community Canine test is conducted in real life situations—like walking on a busy sidewalk or through a local park–giving you and your dog the confidence to enjoy everyday to the fullest, no matter what comes your way.



Another step beyond the basic CGC test is the AKC Urban CGC title, which tests your CGC skills in an active city or town setting. There are 10-steps to the test that your dog must pass to earn the official AKC Urban CGC title, but it is administered in a place where there are cars, streets to be crossed, noises, and fast-paced distractions.


Introducing AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes: Enriching the Lives of Canine Companions

Welcoming a new pup into your home is an exciting and rewarding experience. As your furry friend grows, it is essential to provide them with the proper skills and training they need to become well-behaved members of society. This is where AKC C.G.C (Canine Good Citizen) and S.T.A.R (Socialization, Training, Activity, and Responsibility) Puppy Classes come into play.

AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes are specialized training programs designed to ensure your puppy develops good behavior, learns important socialization skills, and becomes a well-rounded and obedient companion. These classes are offered by professional trainers who are dedicated to helping your furry friend reach their full potential.

The American Kennel Club (AKC) is a renowned organization that promotes responsible dog ownership and advocates for the well-being and advancement of all canine companions. The AKC C.G.C program emphasizes responsible pet ownership and rewards dogs that demonstrate good manners and obedience in everyday situations.

During AKC C.G.C classes, your puppy will be taught essential behaviors such as sitting politely for petting, greeting people and other dogs appropriately, walking politely on a leash, and responding to basic obedience commands like 'sit,' 'stay,' and 'come.' These skills are crucial for creating a strong foundation of behavior and developing a bond between you and your furry friend.

S.T.A.R Puppy Classes, on the other hand, focus on early socialization experiences to shape your pup's behavior in a positive way. These classes aim to expose your puppy to various stimuli, such as different people, dogs, and environments, to ensure they grow up to be confident and well-adjusted pets. Additionally, your pup will learn basic obedience commands and receive guidance on proper care, nutrition, and overall well-being.

By enrolling your puppy in AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes, you are investing in their future. Not only will your furry friend become a well-behaved and socially adept companion, but they will also learn valuable skills that can open doors for various activities and certifications down the road.

Once your puppy completes the AKC C.G.C program, they are eligible to take the official Canine Good Citizen test. This test evaluates their knowledge of basic commands and good behavior in real-life scenarios. Achieving the Canine Good Citizen title is a significant achievement and sets your dog apart as a responsible and well-trained member of the community.

The S.T.A.R Puppy program, on the other hand, provides a foundation for further training and certification opportunities, such as therapy dog work, obedience trials, and agility competitions. By starting your puppy's training at an early age, you are setting them up for success in future endeavors.

In addition to the practical benefits, participating in AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes can also be a fun way to bond with your new furry family member. The classes provide a supportive environment where you can meet like-minded dog owners, share experiences, and learn together.

Remember, a well-trained and socialized dog leads to a happier and stress-free life for both you and your four-legged companion. By enrolling your puppy in AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes, you are investing in their future, ensuring they grow into happy, confident, and well-behaved dogs.

So why wait? Start your puppy's training journey today, and set them on the path to becoming a valued and cherished member of your family and community. Enroll in AKC C.G.C and S.T.A.R Puppy Classes and watch your puppy flourish into a responsible and well-trained adult dog. is an additional paragraph where you can add your own text. Just click “Edit Text” or double click here to add your own content and make changes to the font. It's a great place to tell a story about your business and let users know more about you.

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