Dogs

Welcome to the Green County 4-H Dog Project!  Below, you will find information about the Green County 4-H Dog Project, training dates, and leader contact information.

If you have any questions regarding the Green County 4-H Dog Project, please contact the Green County UW-Extension Office at 328-9440.


Upcoming Meetings:

2017.1.12 Dog Committee meeting minutes
2017.3.30 Dog Committee meeting minutes

Upcoming Events:

Dog Quiz Bowl
Friday evenings beginning February 17, 2017
6:30 – 7:30 PM
Room 1, Green County Justice Center, Monroe
Note: There will be NO dog quiz bowl on Friday, March 24 & May 19.

Dog Classes
Dog Agility will begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 and will run every Tuesday evening until the Fair Show on July 8 and 9.
Dog Obedience & Showmanship will begin on Thursday, April 13, 2017 and will run every Thursday evening until the Fair Show.
All dog classes are held at the Green County Fairgrounds and run from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.

Note for Obedience & Showmanship: Pre-Novice A will meet during the first hour (6:30-7:30). Pre-Novice B and up will meet during the second hour (7:30-8:30).

Please contact Dog Committee Chair Krista Bethke at dkbethke@gmail.com with any questions.

Obedience & Showmanship Fair Show
Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 AM show start
Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe

Agility Fair Show
Sunday, July 9, 2017
9:00 AM show start
Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe

State 4-H Dog Obedience & Showmanship Show
August 18-20, 2017
Tomah Recreational Park, Tomah, WI
Click here to visit their website: http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/state-4-h-dog-show/

State 4-H Dog Agility Show
July 22, 2017
Hosted by Sheboygan County
Click here to visit their website: http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/state-4-h-agility-show/

State 4-H Dog Show Class Descriptions and Scoresheets: http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/class-descriptions-and-scoresheets/


Dog Project Information and Forms

If you wish to participate in the dog project this year, but were unable to attend the 2/16/17 kick off open house, please pick up your dog packet at the Green County UW-Extension office as soon as possible. Note that paperwork and fees are due March 27 at 4:30 PM (see below).

2017 Dog Project Letter to Families, Committee Contact, Goals & Guidelines, and Registration Form
2017 Dog Project Calendar

2017 Dog Health Form – Due to UWEX Office by 4:30pm on Monday, March 27, 2017, along with Registration form (above) and project fees.
2017 Dog Attendance Sheet
Dog Attendance Rules
2017 Dog Notes
Green County Dog Training Opportunities
2017 State 4-H Dog Show Qualifications
Common Dog Diseases and Health Problems
Dog Service Signature Slip
Doggie Diaper Bag and Collar Info
Showmanship Judge’s Scorecard

 


Obedience & Showmanship Training
Instructors:
 Krista Bethke, Catherine Kehoe
Location:
Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe, WI
Dates: 
 Thursdays beginning April 13, 2017
Times: Pre-Novice A will meet during the first hour (6:30-7:30). Pre-Novice B and up will meet during the second hour (7:30-8:30).

Project Member/Dog Team must obtain a qualifying score in Pre-Novice in order to participate in showmanship.  Project member should know their dog’s breed or the breed the dog most closely resembles as well as their dog’s anatomy, and nutrition and health routine.  A showmanship style lead and collar is required and members will be required to meet a dress code for showing showmanship at the Green County Fair Dog Show.  Members are required to attend three of our five training classes offered to be eligible to show at the fair.  Showmanship classes will be held in coordination with the obedience classes.  

Agility Training
Instructors: Krista Bethke, Cheri Dallman, Michelle Stauffer
Location: Green County Fairgrounds, Monroe, WI
Dates: Tuesdays beginning April 11, 2017
Times: All Agility classes run from 6:30-8:30 PM.

Only dog/trainer teams that have successfully completed at least one 4-H year of dog training are allowed to participate in agility.  You must attend at least 50% of the classes offered in order to show agility at the fair.  


Dog Project Committee Members

Adult Committee Members:

Krista Bethke – Chair; 608-558-0563, email
Cathy Kehoe – Financial Secretary; email
Cheri Dallman; 608-438-6129, email
Sally Roe; email
Michelle Stauffer; 608-328-2409, email