4-H Dog Project: Find This Dog Training for Kids in Your Area for a Better Behaved Fido! by Tiffany Zook

3 years ago
4-H Dog Project: Find This Dog Training for Kids in Your Area for a Better Behaved Fido!

Do you have a rowdy Rover or a frisky Fido? Look no further than your local 4-HThe Dog Project is open to children in grades 3-12 and offers classes in agility, rally, obedience, costume, tricks, drill, showmanship and conformation. Counties even host their own 4-H Dog Show at the end of the six-week training. Here’s what sets apart 4-H dog training from the rest of the pack:

  • Cost is minimal, only a $25 annual fee when you sign up your child on 4-H connect. 
  • Mixed breed or purebred, all kinds of dogs are welcome. (Our Chihuahua rescue is even missing part of her ear and struts her stuff proudly on training days!)
  • Kids can earn a certificate in Canine Good Citizenship.
  • Children are having fun as they build a bond with their pooch and meet friends who love dogs, too!

Visit your county extension office to find The Dog Project in your area.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
How great! I’d love to take my 75-pound Lab, LOL. Thanks for sharing, Tiffany Zook !
Tiffany Zook
Your lab and our three pound Copper Penny would be best friends.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I’m absolutely certain of that, Tiffany Zook . Our Lucky is a gentle giant! 🐶
Marge Jesberger
What could be better than kids and dogs?
Its great for dogs of all shapes and sizes

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