Getting started in GCDT scheme pre-beginners for YKC members

YKC member telling their dog to wait

What is Good Citizen Dog scheme pre-beginners stakes?

The stakes test is a combination of the current Good Citizen Dog Training scheme exercises and the Pre-Beginner Obedience test. Dogs must have obtained their Bronze Award.

Why should you take part?

  • Meet new friends – there is a great social scene to be enjoyed
  • Try something new with your dog
  • If you love obedience, you will love this competition 

Competing in Young Kennel Club competitons

We will be offering a Best Young Kennel Club member rosette at each of the Good Citizen Dog Training scheme Special Pre-Beginners Obedience Stakes Heats. Points gained from the Young Kennel Club rosettes awarded at each heat will go towards qualifying for a Special Young Kennel Club Obedience competition. This is separate to the Good Citizen Dog Training scheme Stakes awards.

How do I take part?