WSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program

Dog Project

Dog Science Series Objectives

  • exercise responsible pet care and ownership
  • practice methods of dog obedience training
  • recognize characteristics of dogs
  • study dog care, nutrition, health, responsible breeding, and anatomy
  • use organizational skills, including judging and record keeping
  • develop and use life skills, including decision making, public speaking, team work, sportsmanship, respect for others, and community service
  • realize the value and dignity of work and careers
  • learn to use science processing skills


Agility Project
Agility Trial release form


Americal Kennel Club page
Write for free publications


Bowl Competition Information
Dog Bowl Questions
Dog Bowl Rules

Calendar of Events

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Judging Contest Guidelines

Judges Application (PDF)
Judges List (updated 2011) (PDF)
Judges Evaluation Form (PDF)

Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings
May 6, 2011 report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Suggested References

Dog project publications not in compliance with WSU Extension identity guidelines can be downloaded by joining the Dog Project Leaders listserve, see link below.

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