Joining CCC is as easy as 1..2..3...
1. Meet the requirements
Handlers must be at least 18 years of age
Dogs must be at least 1 year old and non-aggressive
Dogs either need to attend a standard 6-8 week obedience course OR have earned a Canine Good Citizen title from the AKC
Dogs must be current on vaccinations and dog license
Handlers must provide criminal and child abuse background checks
Handlers must attend a CCC orientation
2. Attend an orientation
This can be completed either in-person or on the phone/online.
Orientations are a chance for us to tell you about the organization, share a video of a dog going through the certification test, and provide details about what happens after you become a member.
Orientations take approximately 30 minutes.
3. Attend & pass a certification exam
All required documentation must be received prior to your evaluation date.
The evaluation is in two parts, temperament and obedience, and lasts approximately 90 minutes.
No pinch, prong, head halters or e-collars will be permitting during the evaluation or on visits.
No treats are permitted during the test.