Events

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN PROGRAM (CGC)

When:
July 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Where:
Bow chika Wow Town
27 Meadow St, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

We are pleased to host Jenni Coes as our CGC Instructor!

The CGC concept applies to both ends of the leash and all CGC classes include training for the owner on responsible dog ownership.   The CGC is a six week program at $175 per dog.  Classes meet once per week.

The CGC program prepares your dog to take the ten step test offered by the AKC, which presents a training curriculum stressing responsible pet ownership and basic good manners for dogs including:

  • Accepting a Friendly Stranger
  • Sitting Politely for Petting
  • Appearance and Grooming
  • Out for a Walk (Walking on a Loose Leash)
  • Walking Through a Crowd
  • Sit and Down on Command/
  • Staying in Place
  • Coming When Called
  • Reaction to Another Dog
  • Reaction to Distractions
  • Supervised Separation

CGC is also the first step you need to take if you are thinking of doing any therapy dog work.

AKC TRICK DOG TRAINING – NOVICE LEVEL

When:
July 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Where:
Bow chika Wow Town
27 Meadow St, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

Is your pup bored? Do your friends think you’re boring?  Let’s fix that!  In this six week course, you’ll learn how to break any trick down into teachable steps. Now you can keep your pup from being bored and you’ll have tricks to show off!    A total of 10 tricks are required to earn the AKC Novice Trick Dog Title.  Food and toys may be used as training aids at only the novice level.

Some tricks covered include:

  • Balance beam – walk on low board a few inches off floor
  • Bark on cue – “Speak”
  • Army Crawl –  dog on belly, crawls at least 5 feet
  • Fetch it and give – ball, toy, etc- bring to handler, release
  • Find it –  find treat hidden under cup
  • Get your ______  (Leash, brush, toy)
  • Get in – gets in a box
  • Get on – gets on low platform or step – 4 paws
  • Hand signals – down, sit, or come
  • High five – Hold 3 seconds
  • Jump – thru a low hoop or over a low bar
  • Kennel up – go in crate, stay in until released
  • Kiss – point to cheek
  • Paws up – 2 front paws on low stool or step
  • Push-ups – sit, down, sit, down, sit, down
  • Shake hands
  • Spin in circle
  • Touch it – hand or target stick
  • Tunnel – agility tunnel or child’s tunnel
  • Other:  Handler’s choice:_______________________
  • If you have a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certificate or title on record at AKC, you may count the CGC as 5 of the required tricks for the NOVICE TRICK DOG TITLE!

The AKC Trick Dog Novice is a 6 week program at $175 per dog. Classes meet once per week. Payment in full is due at the time of registration.   All pups must be up to date on vaccines in accordance with The Town’s policy.  The test will be held on the last session of class.   Space is limited to 8 pups – reserve NOW to secure your spot.

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