Galway Dog Club
Canine Good Citizen Awards
Good Citizen Bronze
Good Citizen Silver
Good Citizen Gold
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Good Citizen Bronze Certificate
Socialising Dog to Human and Dog to Dog
Form a circle, weave trough gaps (no contact)
Meet & Greet: Contact for 3 seconds
Behavior in a crowd
Socialising Dog to Dog
Sit, Down & Recall
Enter door before dog
Practice walking on loose lead on public road
Behaviour with Joggers, Cyclists and Traffic
Check with handler to address any problems
Recap and Test!
Presentation of Certificates to successful candidates.
Dog must be presented in good condition, clean and groomed.
Dog must walk on a loose leash for approx. 40 paces.
Dog and handler must mingle in a group of at least 5 people. Dog must be calm and approachable.
Dog must perform a sit and down exercise when instructed by handler.
Handler will instruct dog to perform a sit/down exercise. Handler will walk 10 paces away and re-call the dog.
Dog and handler will walk along a roadway and remain calm when traffic approaches, e.g. cars, cyclists or joggers.
Two dogs with their handlers will approach each other from opposite directions, pause and engage in light conversation for about 15 seconds then continue on their way.
Mike O'Brien 086 3589064