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Canine Good Citizen
by the American Kennel Club

Now that you have worked so hard training your dog with us at Lead the Pack, show off by taking the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen test! Take a look at what it takes to be a canine good citizen and put your training to the test!

1.  Accepting a friendly stranger.

2.  Sitting politely for petting.

3.  Allowing basic grooming procedures.

4.  Walking on a loose lead.

5.  Walking through a crowd.

6.  Sitting and lying down on command and staying in place.

7.  Coming when called.

8.  Reacting appropriately to another dog.

9.  Reacting appropriately to distractions.

10. Calmly enduring supervised separation from the owner.

Therapy Dog Prep

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Interested in having your dog becomes a therapy dog? At Lead the Pack your dog will be evaluated and prepped for taking a therapy dog certification with a recognized therapy dog organization of your choice. We encourage your dog first taking the AKC Canine Good Citizen test, which will prepare them for the more intense training challenges of an actual therapy dog test. Check out some of these great organizations!





 Training Services

     At Lead the Pack Dog Training we offer a variety of training programs to assist you in making the most of your relationship with your dog. Our training is one on one Handler to Owner instruction, as well as individualized training programs based on your dog's personality and temperament
  Lead The Pack conveniently offers training in your home, day or evening hours as well as training on the weekends.........

Basic Obedience:

Obedience training is the foundation of a happy and healthy relationship between you and your dog. Most behavioral issues your dog has usually stem from a lack of obedience training and poor leadership skills. In our basic obedience program you and your dog will learn how to:

  • Heel
  • Sit
  • Stay
  • Stay with distractions
  • Automatic sit
  • Down
  • Come
  • Proper Leash Etiquette


Individual  lessons .  Call for rates......516-639-1474
                               Discount packages available



Behavioral Issues:

  • Jumping                           
  • Play Biting
  • Wildness
  • Shyness
  • Chewing
  • Digging
  • Aggression
  • Begging
  • Housebreaking
  • Barking
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • House Manners


Price Packages......Call for rates.....516-639-1474

All pricing subject to NYS sales tax

Behavior Modification is never a quick fix.  A behavior consult will usually not be resolved in a one time visit.  We will attempt to correct the behavior through education of you the owner and through obedience training of your dog.  We may also recommend incorporating any of our other services: ie: dog walking sessions, to help remedy the problem


Puppy Kindergarten:

So you got a new puppy...now what?  At Lead the Pack we believe in putting your puppy's best paw forward from the very beginning.  That is why we offer Puppy Kindergarten where you and your new puppy will learn:

  • Preparation for basic obedience
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Basic manners
  • Socialization with new people
  • Socialization with other animals


  • Leash acclamation
  • Housebreaking
  • Crate training
  • Nutrition for your growing puppy
  • Grooming

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