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AKC Community Canine Test (Video of test at a Dog Show)

Happy New Year! If your dog has already passed the CGC test, consider earning the AKC Community Canine title in 2015. Here is another video of the CGCA–this one in a dog show setting (Meet the Breeds).

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Canine Good Citizen: 10 Essential Skills for Every Dog

This week we talked about AKC Community Canine, advanced CGC. For those readers who may not have seen the original Canine Good Citizen test, we’re posting the test items today.  CGC started in 1989 and since then, more than 700,000 … Continue reading

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Training City Dogs: Meet Shelby Semel

This week we’re focusing on the AKC Community Canine test (advanced CGC) that was recently held in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. Shelby Semel, owner of Shelby’s Dog Training, attended the test along with two of her trainers, Corinne … Continue reading

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Training City Dogs: Meet the Instinct Dog Trainers

This week is all about the AKC Community Canine test in Grand Central. In addition to the dogs who went through the test, I was curious to meet the trainers who teach owners to navigate one of the world’s busiest … Continue reading

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Yorkie Passes Advanced CGC in Grand Central

It’s usually not a good sign when a police officer is holding your dog. The dog in the photo is Chowsie, a Yorkshire Terrier owned by Liz Donovan of New York City. Chowsie didn’t get pulled over for speeding, although he … Continue reading

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AKC Community Canine in Grand Central Station

Last week was a great week for AKC Community Canine. There was an AKC Community Canine test in Grand Central Station in New York City. AKC Community Canine, also known as advanced CGC or CGCA, is all about dogs being … Continue reading

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