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I Want to Be a Dog Trainer-Where Do I Start?

It’s a frequent call to the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Department. “I love dogs. I am at a point where I want to change careers and I would like to become a dog trainer.” The person may have been trained as … Continue reading

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Help! My Dog Is Hyperactive

It’s one of the most commonly reported behavioral concerns of CGC and AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy dog owners. The complaint is that the dog is “hyper” or “too active.” In most cases, the problem is really that the dog owner needs … Continue reading

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A Model CGC Training Program for Pitbulls

If there is a “type” of dog that has more than its fair share of problems, it would be the pitbull. Restrictive legislation, an inability for owners to get homeowner’s insurance and the policy of many shelters that these dogs … Continue reading

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City of Pasadena, TX Adopts CGC Training

Thanks to the hard work of CGC Evaluator Pamela Marie Nemec, the City of Pasadena, Texas, is now offering AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, and AKC Community Canine classes. PAWS UP to Pamela Marie Nemec for making a difference … Continue reading

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25 Ideas for Marketing CGC Classes-Part 2

In honor of the 25th birthday of the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program this year, we will be featuring articles with the “25” theme. From some of our most active evaluators, here are the remaining great tips for marketing your CGC … Continue reading

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25 Ideas for Marketing CGC Classes-Part 1

In honor of the 25th birthday of the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program this year, we’re going to be featuring some articles with the “25” theme.   From some of our most active evaluators, here are 25 great tips for … Continue reading

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CGC and Homeowner’s Insurance

Here’s a link to an article on insure.com that talks about how CGC can help with homeowner’s insurance. http://www.insure.com/home-insurance/finding-home-insurance-when-you-have-good-dog.html  

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