The National K-9 Specialty Training Program

National K-9 can also offer assistance in a variety of specialized dog training areas.

Specialty Training

American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Program

National K-9 also administers the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen Test to interested dog owners. The CGC is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Contact National K-9 at 614-864-8808 for more detail regarding scheduling information. Visit the following website for more information on the AKC CGC Test.

Service Dog Training for Disabled

National K-9’s founder is credited with pioneering the first comprehensive support dog assistance program in the United States in 1977. Service dogs with physical assistance training provide benefits to those who are physically challenged and in need of assistance and companionship. National K-9 can evaluate your special training needs and your dog to determine if you would be good candidates for service dog training.  National K-9 can also assist you with selection of a service dog candidate to meet your individual training needs.  Please contact our office at 614-864-8808 for additional information.


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National K-9's free training evaluation will allow our certified trainer to learn more about your dog and your goals. During this evaluation our trainer will also answer your questions about training and your dog’s behavior. Our trainer will also provide you with a demonstration with a trained dog to give you a better idea of what National K-9 can offer.

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