Canine Good Citizen

The AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) program promotes responsible dog-human relationships and allows you to demonstrate that your dog should be welcome everywhere. Open to all dogs (mixed and purebred) who have a solid foundation in loose leash walking, coming when called, stay and good greeting behaviors with dogs and people. The class prepares you and your dog for taking the ten station AKC CGC test. This class is also an excellent refresher for those who want to do therapy dog work. Be the first on on your block to live with a Canine Good Citizen! 

Not sure if your dog is ready? Email for more info.

$85 for 3 classes and the CGC Test or $30/individual class. 

You must call 203-281-7150 or email to register beforehand.
 Mondays, 6 pm to 7 pm
September 9, 16, 23 2019 Evaluation on Monday, September 30, 2019

If you are not taking the class but wish to take the CGC Test, we will accommodate you if we have room. Please email  to check availability and to register. Test fee is $20 for those who do not take the above session.  

AKC Community Canine

The AKC Community Canine program is the advanced level of the Canine Good Citizen Program. Although similar to the Canine Good Citizen, the Community Canine tests canine skills in real situations. This class prepares you and your dog for taking the ten station AKC Community Canine test.

There is no age limit for the dogs, but before they take the AKC Community Canine test, they need to have a AKC Canine Good Citizen test on record with the AKC in order to receive a certificate. You can also take it "just for fun" as long as you have passed the CGC.


Mondays, 7 pm - 8 pm

  August 19, 22, September 9, 2019 evaluation on September 16, 2019

$85 for all 3 classes and the Community Canine Test or $30/individual class.
$20 for Community Canine Test only.  Please email to for details.