Canine Good Citizen class now forming. The dates of the class are August 15, 22, 29, and Sept. 5th. @ 6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. at Countryside Kennels daycare building located at 8300 Baldwin Ave. Northfield. Wednesday, Sept. 12 would be our testing date for certification. Cost is $85.00 which includes test fee and personalized bandana. All grads also get a CGC certificate for the AKC.
CGC class teaches basic obedience and tests temperment. The test is 10 separate tasks a dog and handler must pass. the first 4 weeks of class teaches those skills, the last week is the test. Tasks include sit, stay, come, down, polite greeting of another dog and person, able to be left in a room with a stranger for 5 minutes, tolerance of loud sudden noises and heel, esp. around wheelchairs and crutches.
If interested contact Countryside Animal Hospital & Kennels - 507- 645-5051 or 507-645-4522.