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  • “We just got a new puppy and the staff was helpful with toy and treat suggestions, and even training ideas – I feel supported!” - Jennifer S.
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CGC/Therapy Dog

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Classes are continuously being added to our schedule. Online updates are made as quickly as possible, however, we suggest checking directly with the individual store location for the most up-to-date information. Prerequisites serve as a guide for proper placement. For more information, please see the Placement Chart or speak to an Especially for Pets' sales associate or trainer.

 

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CGC (Canine Good Citizen) / Therapy Dog Preparatory Class
This class will concentrate on the ten exercises your dog must perform to earn the CGC certification, sanctioned by the American Kennel Club (AKC). The test requires your dog to demonstrate basic obedience commands, control in every day situations and appropriate social skills while in public. We will also address the additional exercises needed to pass therapy dog evaluations, which provides certification for Therapy Dog visits. Class offerings include one-hour workshops or multi-week classes.

Prerequisite: Graduate Puppy, Teen II or Intermediate

Classes are continuously being added to our schedule. Online updates are made as quickly as possible, however, we suggest checking directly with the individual store location for the most up-to-date information including 'no class' dates.
Start Date Time/Duration Location Price Trainer
Mon 07/24/2017 7:30pm / 7 Weeks / No Class 8/7 & 9/4 Sudbury $ 185.00 Breanna Leonard
Thu 07/27/2017 7:00pm / 6 Weeks Newton $ 160.00 Jaye Ward
Tue 08/15/2017 1:30pm / 7 Weeks Newton $ 185.00 Jaye Ward
Wed 08/23/2017 5:00pm / 7 Weeks Newton $ 185.00 Breanna Leonard