Congratulations to our newest Canine Good Citizens. A prep class was held for the last five weeks and today everyone was tested.
Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Morgan Davis, who is 11+ passed her CGC test today. And the test isn’t a cake walk. Morgan’s sister Honey has to work on loose leash walking and her brother foster needs to practice staying so they can get their CGC.
Rajah passed the CGC test today. Last year at this time he was recovering from surgery to correct his blindness.
Spice studied and passed her GCG so she can have children read to her at school. She was hesitant about mom leaving her with a complete stranger for 3 minutes, but did great!
I was pleasantly surprised that Maddie received her CGC as the very first two items on the test were greeting a complete stranger and allowing that stranger to brush you and touch your feet. The trainer, Julie, warned the evaluator beforehand that Maddie may bark and be less than friendly, but she did great.
The pressure was on for 6 year old Josie, whose whipper snapper of a younger brother already has his CGC. After some hesitation with the “down” command, she rallied and passed.
Anna had actually passed the CGC test a few years ago, but her mom failed to send in the required paperwork so she took the class again. She hadn’t held a stay where her dad had to walk 20 feet away the entire five weeks and just barely did today!
And while Harry was not in this class, he recently received his CGC from St Mary’s Rec and Parks. Harry’s biggest hurdle was to curtail his desire to visit people during the walking through a crowd. He also couldn’t “leave” the very cool remote control car that was racing past him.
Shelby is going to practice greeting strange dogs as is Sampson. Riley’s mom went on a cruise today so he didn’t participate and Danny Boy stayed home with his brother Sam. Great class. Thank you to Julie of Training by Julie.
June 3, 2012 6 Comments