Canine Citizens

The purpose of these classes is to ensure that your dog

will be a respected member of our communities

and is trained to act mannerly in the home,

in public places and in the presence of other dogs.

These courses are for dogs that

already have good manners skills. 

Although these courses follow the AKC curriculum and rules, mix breeds and unregistered dogs will also

receive an AKC certificate and title when test is passed.


Canine Good Citizen

This is an advanced manners course

and a Prerequisite for Therapy Dog

course coming back in fall 2021

7/19-8/23  6:30 pm   $98

Hudson Community Ed 

Your dog will develop better manners in the face of distractions.  

  • Solid sits & down stays

  • Reliable recalls

  • Polite greetings with people and dogs

  • Walking without pulling no matter what is going on around you. 

  • Family members are encouraged to participate

  • Dogs that pass the CGC test (optional) will receive a certificate and title from the American Kennel Club (includes mix breeds). 

Community Canine

For dogs who have completed Quick Manners

or an Advanced Obedience course.

coming to Hudson Lakefront Park

Your dog will develop the best manners and self control in public settings such as parks and stores that are accessable to dogs. 

  • Attention and response to you no matter what environment is

  • Rock solid stays

  • Polite greetings with people and dogs

  • Walking on loose leash in a natural situation

  • Recalls with distractions present

  • Family members are encouraged to participate

  • Test is optional. Dogs MUST pass the CGC test in order to receive the CGCA certificate and title from the American Kennel Club (includes mix breeds). 

Fit Dog

Group walks on local trails and in parks

in St Croix county.

For non-reactive dogs.

coming this spring and summer

AKC Fit Dog is an introductory level incentive program that will offer dog owners who reach a specified fitness goal a free car magnet featuring the AKC Fit Dog logo.

  • Participation will bring health benefits to both you and your dog

  • American Heart Association’s recommends 30 to 40 minutes of walking for a total of 150 minutes per week.

  • Walk at least 30 minutes 5 times per week for a total of at least 150 minutes per week for at least 3 months. 

  • Or walk at least 15 minutes per session at least 10 times per week (e.g., two 15-min walks per day) for at least 3 months. For dogs or people who would benefit from a walk that is a shorter duration, e.g., senior dogs.

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