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The Good Citizen Dog Scheme Breed Class was introduced in 2004 to further promote the Scheme to all areas of the dog world. It is a breed specific class for dogs who have achieved their GCDS Bronze Award or above (at the time of the show closing date.) The class is judged on the individual breed standard and may be entered as a single class or in addition to another class that the dog is eligible for.

A rosette has been donated by the Kennel Club for the winner of each breed specific class at all General and Group Championship shows.

For a list of shows holding the GCDS Breed Class please go to GCDS Testing Dates for further information.

GCDS Breed Class at Crufts

Dogs that have qualified for Crufts in their own breed and have also achieved their GCDS Bronze Award or above are eligible to enter the GCDS Breed Class at Crufts.