UK Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme



The Kennel Club Good Citizens dog scheme brings together simple exercises such as basic dog training, grooming, exercise, diet, control,responsibility and care, cleaning up after the dog and general healthcare. All dogs are eligible for the Good Citizen scheme, whether they are pedigree or cross-breed, young or old.
Please see full details on the UK Kennel Club Site. Once in the site click the Training kennel in the top frame. Our dogs have had fun training for and taking part in the assessments over the years. If you cannot find where to take a test please try your local training clubs, the kennel club or contact us.



The scheme comprises of 4 awards:

  • Puppy Foundation Assessment
  • Bronze Award
  • Silver Award
  • Gold Award

The main components of the Bronze, Silver and gold assessments are outlined below:


Bronze Award

Silver Award

Gold Award

  • Cleanliness and identification
  • Collar and lead
  • Walk on lead
  • Control at door/gate
  • Controlled walk amongst people and dogs
  • Stay on lead for one minute
  • Groom
  • Present for examination
  • Return to handler
  • Responsibility and care
  • Play with the dog
  • Road walk
  • Rejoin the handler
  • Stay in one place
  • Vehicle control
  • Come away from distractions
  • Controlled greeting
  • Food manners
  • Examination of the dog
  • Responsibility and care
  • Road walk
  • Return to handlers side
  • Walk free beside handler
  • Stay down in one place
  • Send the dog to bed
  • Stop the dog
  • Relaxed isolation
  • Food manners
  • Examination of the dog
  • Responsibility and care

Our dogs (both present and passed) obtained the following awards:


Dogs name

Breed

Award

  • Jay
  • Bailey
  • Rio
  • Bess
  • Susie
  • Morgan
  • Remy
  • Dixie
  • Asti
  • Tolly
  • Bear
  • Rayna
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Australian Shepherd
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Bronze
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Gold

Below is a copy a Baileys Gold Certificate:
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Baileys Gold Good Citizen Certificate

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