CGN TEST - Sunday,June 17, 2018 from 11:00 - 1:00 pm (location 3500 Fallowfield at Unleashed Dog Daycare and Grooming). 

Contact Adelle Forth at for more information.

Vaccination certificate, municipal license (if required), grooming tool, plastic bag, leash with a plain buckle collar are required for this test. A dog straining on its lead, or touching anyone with teeth or feet is unacceptable, and therefore will not pass.

Test Items:

  1. Accepting a friendly stranger: a key in good neighbour relations with adults and children. Owner shakes hands with a friendly stranger.
  2. Patiently sitting for petting: a test for shyness and resentment.
  3. Appearance and grooming: Allow a stranger to examine the dog.
  4. Out for a walk: illustrates handler's control of the dog.
  5. Walking through a crowd: shows that the dog moves around in a crowd without being unduly distressed and is under handler control.
  6. Sit or down and stay in place: stay and come: this illustrates that the dog has been trained and responds well to its owner.
  7. Come when called: this illustrates the dog will come readily to owner when called.
  8. Praise/interactions: shows the dog's relationship with its owner and can be calmed down easily.
  9. Reaction to passing dog: this test demonstrates that the dog behaves politely around other dogs.
  10. Reaction to distractions: shows that the handler can control the dog when faced with common distractions.
  11. Supervised isolation: this test shows that the dog can be left with someone other than its usual handler and will maintain its training and good manners.
  12. Walking through a door/gate: demonstrates the owner's ability to control the dog in a restricted area.

NOTE: Good manners are expected at all times (even when not being tested). Any dog that jumps up on a person, lunges at another dog or displays unruly behaviour is automatically disqualified.

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