Canine Good Citizens and Therapy Dogs

Our Class & Event Calendar is here. The Registration form is here.

Classes Scheduled for OCTOBER. See calendar for dates and sign up.

You can contact me for a private individual test.

Please Note I do not train service dogs.  


Linda and Jersey CGC Team

Linda and Jersey CGC Team

CGC badge

Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen Evalutor








Linda Scopa, AKC Certified CGC Evaluator, leads the team.

All of my dogs past and current are CGC Certified. This is a fun accomplisment for all dogs and owners to acheive . Come join us.

Class are offered only once or twice a year, depending on openings available. Classes run 5 weeks and students are tested on week 5. If you are not ready for the test you will have to retest on another date. Fee is $98.00 regardless if you test or not. It is recommended that you have already taken one of Basic Obedience Classes.

If you are a new students wishing to test only , you may do so in an Evaluation or Private. Fees are listed on the Evaluation Page.

Rules apply of any dog over 6 months must be seen as an Evaluation ,  before entering any classes.

No refunds for any pre registered classes.

The Canine Good Citizens Test is supported by the American Kennel Club to all breeds and mixed breeds. See for details. We offer classes to help guide you through the testing and provide information on local nursing homes accepting Therapy Dogs  should you decided to go this route.

 If you are a nursing home or an activity planner seeking Therapy Dog Teams, please contact our TDI Coordinator, Rita Petrovich, Therapy Dog Chico,CGC,TDIAOV, at

TDI- Therapy Dog International
TDIA– Active Member – 50 Visits
TDIAOV– Outstanding Active Volunteer Member – 150 Visits
TDRVA – Remarkable Volunteer Award – 250 Visits

Rita has recieved her AKC  Canine Good Citizens Evaluator Certificate and we welcome her to the Team.