CKC Therapy Dog Title Recognition Program Update: The CGN Test is no longer mandatory to attain CKC Title however remains highly recommended.
Effective January 1 2019, CKC will be recognizing Titles from CKC Approved Therapy Dog Organizations. Therapy Dog organizations may apply for approval with the following form
The purpose of this program is to recognize dogs and their owners who volunteer their time to helping others. A Therapy dog team improves the lives of those they have visited in schools, hospitals, and nursing homes for example. The CKC is thrilled to be able to adopt this Title Recognition Program beginning in January 1 2019.
Titles earned through the therapy dog organizations are based on the required number of visits for each title. The record of visit form can be found here.
In order for your dog to obtain a CKC Title and Certificate:
A CKC Registration Number, a Performance Event Number, a CCN Number, a Miscellaneous Certification Number or an Event Registration Number, along with providing CKC the fee of $20 plus applicable tax and completion of the CKC Therapy Dog Title Application Form located here.