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4-H Dog Project
- Author(s): Borba, John
- Diaz, Claudia
- Horowitz, Marcel
- Iaccopucci, Anne
- Klisch, Shannon
- Lewis, Kendra
- Soule, Katherine
- Worker, Steven
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8605
Explore what kind of dog will fit into your family’s lifestyle and learn how to be an excellent trainer and caretaker of your dog.
- •Learn major dog breeds and identify their characteristics
- •Study responsibilities of dog ownership
- •Demonstrate dog care and management in feeding, handling, record keeping, grooming, and fitting
- •Learn dog health regulations, first aid, and simple treatments for ailments This sheet outlines activity ideas at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of skill; also gives suggestions on how to tie the activity to STEM, healthy living, citizenship, and leadership goals.