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CGC Training/TDI Testing

Training Classes for CGC and Therapy work

CGC TRAINING AND TESTING
A class designed to help you and your dog prepare for CGC certification. CGC testing will be offered on the sixth week of class.
Learn more about the AKC's CGC programs.

  • 6 Weeks
  • Class Time: 50 minutes
  • Prerequisite: Beginner Training class
  • Registration: Preregister or arrive 20 minutes prior to class time
  • Fee: $100 - repeat 1/2 price

2019 Class Schedule
Mon, Jan 7 - 6:30 PM
Tues, Apr 30 - 9:30 AM
Tues, May 7 - 7:45 PM
Tues, Oct 22 - 7:45 PM


CGC ADVANCED/THERAPY WORK
A class for dogs who have passed the CGC test. The class builds on skills learned in CGC and will be moved to a more natural setting. The Therapy Dog sessions are designed to prepare you and your dog for the CGC/CGCA tests and for therapy work. Various aspects of therapy dog testing will be introduced as well as familiarization with service equipment.
Learn more about Therapy Dogs International.

The CGCA test will follow the class. Day and time for that test to be announced.

  • 6 Weeks
  • Class Time: 50 minutes
  • Prerequisite: CGC certificate
  • Registration: Preregister or arrive 20 minutes prior to class time
  • Fee: $100 - repeat 1/2 price

2019 Class Schedule
Mon, Mar 4 - 7:45 PM
Mon, June 24 - 7:45 PM
Tues, June 25 - 9:30 AM

Preregister online for these classes.


Independent Evaluation and Certification

The DMOTC offers its facility and advertises the testing as a public service. The Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Community Canine (CGCA) testing is administered under the guidelines of the American Kennel Club (AKC). Therapy Dog International (TDI) testing is administered under the guidelines of the Therapy Dog International organization. Testing is done by independent, certified evaluators. Tests will be announced on the website.

CGCA Test Schedule
TBA

TDI Test Schedule
Sun, July 21 - 4 PM

Preregistration for TDI testing is REQUIRED and space is limited. To register or ask questions about TDI testing, contact DMOTC TDI Coordinator, Lori Martindale at vizslaluv@mchsi.com.


NOTE: Test is limited to 15 dogs

IMPORTANT!
You must present a rabies certificate, current vaccination record and proof of licensing for your municipality - **These records are required by law and must be submitted each time you take a class, even if you have submitted them for a previous class.




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