Project Requirements

4-H DOG CLUB PROJECT REQUIREMENTS
(as of February 13th, 2017)



Completing with a dog:
  • complete 3 activities in the project book
  • complete expense sheet in the back of project book
  • exhibit dog in the obedience and showmanship at the fair
Completing without a dog:
  • complete 7 activities in the project book
  • exhibit a poster at the fair (must be turned in at general project check-in)
                                       OR
  • complete 3 activities in the project book
  • complete one of the projects listed below
  • exhibit a poster at the fair (must be turned in at general project check-in)
    1. Have a donation drive for the Elkhart County Humane Society. Collect items during training nights; make posters to put in the dog building. Take collections to the Humane Society on a regular basis and bring receipts to a leader.
    2. Attend 4 training nights. Observe the training group(s), interview trainer(s) & members. 
               * Keep a journal and turn in by June 27th, 2017.
    3. Do a research paper. Interview a veterinarian, a professional trainer, a groomer, a K9 officer, ect. (must be approved by a leader). Write a 3 page paper paper due by June 27th, 2017.
               * (Oral presentation may be given to a designated leader but is s
      ubject to approval in advance).
*Note:  Two members may not train and show the same dog.  Each member must train and show their own dog or choose to complete the project doing paperwork and a poster.