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

People-Pet Partnership's Learning and Living Together: Building the Human-Animal Bond. An interactive website:
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/depts-pppp/PEP.aspx

Agility Project
Agility Trial release form

Americal Kennel Club page
"Dog Book for Kids" order form
Write for free publications

Bowl Competition Information
Dog Bowl Questions
Dog Bowl Rules

Calendar of Events

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Human Animal Bond Resources


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.

Join Dog Project Leaders listserve at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wa4hdogleaders/

Potential Dog Judges list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wa4hdogleaders/database?

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WSU Extension State 4-H Office, P.O. Box 646248, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6248 USA