Galway Dog Club
Canine Good Citizen Awards
Good Citizen Bronze
Good Citizen Silver
Good Citizen Gold
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Good Citizen Gold Certificate
Meet and Greet behavior in public place
Obedience in public place
Meet & Greet
Behavior in public place
Prepare the dogs for minor distractions
Meet and Greet
Introduce dogs to strangers. People with crutches and wheelchairs
Prepare the dog to be petted and brushed by a stranger.
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 remain calm for physical examination and light groom by evaluator.
Dog must walk on a loose leash for at least 40 paces and must complete a left turn, right turn and about turn.
Dog must perform a sit and down command when instructed.
On instruction from handler, dog must perform a sit or down, handler will leave the dog and walk away about 20 paces, face the dog and call him, dog must return to handler and sit in front.
Dog sits while handler opens door and enters before the dog.
Two dogs with their handlers will approach from opposite directions, pause, engage in light conversation and continue on their way.
Dog and handler must mingle in a group of at least 5 people. Dog must remain calm and approachable.
Dog and handler will walk along a roadway. Dog must remain calm and under control when traffic approaches, e.g. cars, cyclists or joggers etc.
Dog must remain calm under minor distractions, e.g. car horns, umbrella being opened, object being dropped, person approaching on crutches/wheelchair.
Dog must remain calm when tied to secure post with handler out of sight for 2 minutes.
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