Whittlesey Dog Training Society Peterborough
Whittlesey Dog Training Society               Peterborough

KENNEL CLUB GOOD CITIZEN DOG TRAINING SCHEME

This is for ANYONE wishing to practice for their Bronze,Silver & Gold Awards. 

All exercises you need to achieve each of the Awards are worked over as many weeks as you may require, it is NOT compulsory to take the test but this will be made available to you every few months.

Please note you cannot take a more advanced test until you have the prior certificate.

A Rosette and Certificate is presented to everyone passing each award with disks also available to purchase, all testing is undertaken by independent KC approved judges who are totally independent of the club.

Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze Award

Tuesday Evening 8.45pm - 9.30pm 

 

Trainer:

Jennifer Abbott

 

Course Fee:

£4 per dog (per class) or £6 for two dogs (Payable on the night)

 

Course Criteria:

  • All dogs must be fully vaccinated
  • All dogs must be microchipped
  • All dogs must have an engraved tag

 

The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bronze Award aims to produce a dog that will walk and
behave in a controlled manner on the lead, will stay in one position on command, will allow its
owner to clean, groom and examine it, a dog that will walk and behave in a happy natural manner,
under control on the lead. The dog must also be able to be positioned by its handler for examination
i.e. stand, sit or lie down on either side or on its back, all on the lead.

The dog must come to hand when called.
The Bronze award aims to provide the handlers with a basic knowledge of understanding and training their 
companion.

 You will be taught the following:

             Walking your dog on a lead

             Cleanliness and Identification

             Collar, Lead and Equipment

             Control at Door/Gate

             Controlled Walk Amongst People And Dogs

             Stay on Lead for One Minute

             Grooming

             Examination of the Dog

             Recall or Return to Handler

             Responsibility and Care

 

 

 

 

Kennel Club Good Citizen Silver & Gold Award

Tuesday Evening 8.45pm - 9.30pm 

 

Trainer:

Jennifer Abbott

 

Course Fee:

£4 per dog (per class) or £6 for two dogs (Payable on the night)

 

Course Criteria:

  • All dogs must be fully vaccinated
  • All dogs must be microchipped
  • All dogs must have an engraved tag

The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Silver Award aims to build upon the skills learned for the Bronze Award whilst increasing the level of difficulty.

The Silver Award is a natural progression of practical dog training skills and introduces new concepts such as controlled greetings, road walk and control in a vehicle, exercises which are important in everyday life situations.

The Silver Award aims to provide handlers with a good knowledge of understanding and training for their canine companion.

You will be taught the following:

                    Play with the Dog

                    Road Walk

                    Recall or Rejoin handler

                    Stay in One Place for Two Minutes

                    Control in a Vehicle 

                    Leave or Come away from Distractions

                    Controlled Greeting

                    Food Manners

                    Examination of the Dog

                    Responsibility and Care

 

The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Gold Award is the highest level of achievement of the Kennel Club Good Citizen Scheme.
It builds upon the skills learnt for the Bronze and Silver Awards and develops more advance training skills for the dog and handler.

The Gold Award is a natural progression of practical dog training skills and introduces new concepts
such as relaxed isolation, the stop command and send the dog to a specified spot i.e., bed or blanket, which are practical for every day life situations.

The Gold Award aims to provide handlers with a greater knowledge and understanding of
their canine companion.

Dogs that are awarded a Gold Certificate should reach the required standards in all
exercises and be a worthy representative of the Scheme’s highest standard. 

 You will be taught the following:

                        Return to Handlers side

                        Road Walk

                        Walk free beside handler

                        Stay down in one place

                        Send the dog to bed or designated spot

                        Stop the dog

                        Relaxed isolation

 

  NO PRE-REGISTRATION required for:

  • Ringcraft
  • All Obedience Classes
  • All Good Citizen Classes 

(Training fees for these classes are payable on attendance only)

 

Closed on Bank Holiday Monday's

 

 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 PLEASE CONTACT

 JENNIE ABBOTT

on 

07394 643712

or 

BUNNY DUBARRY

 07775 743813

 

 

 

 

 

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