Dog Project

2021 – 2022 Dog Project Leaders

Cheyenne Myer Dog Project Leader &Trainer cheyennenagle@yahoo.com 608-487-0096
Lisa Gray Superintendent & Trainer packgr@hotmail.com 608-786-0879
Heidi Heiring Superintendent & Trainer heidi.heiring@gmail.com 608-790-1777
Colleen Dixon Quizbowl Trainer couleedixons@gmail.com 608-769-5458
Tia Gray Youth Leader & Trainer

2021 Dog Training Classes

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Tuesday, April 13th at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 849 8805 0784 and Passcode: 313352.

All dog project members who will be showing at the Fair for Obedience, Showmanship, Critter Hunt or Agility are required to attend this meeting with a parent. Do not bring your dog to this meeting.

Dog Obedience, Showmanship, Agility, Critter Hunt and Quiz Bowl classes are open to all 4-H members in grades 3 and up. To register, please fill out the registration form (below) and return to the Extension La Crosse County office with a copy of your dog’s shot records of rabies (required), distemper (required) and bordetella (recommended) vaccinations to the 4-H office by Thursday, April 1st at 4:30 p.m. Payments will be collected at the first day of classes. There will be a maximum registration fee of $35 per student and/or $60 per family. Non 4-H community youth registration fees are $50 per student per class.

There meeting there will be a $20 per youth late fee. The final day to register late will be at the orientation meeting on April 13th. NO REGISTRATION=NO PARTICIPATION! Please note: This does not enroll you in the 4-H Dog Project; you still need to enroll by April 1st in 4HOnline to show at the La Crosse Interstate Fair. 

2021 Dog Class Registration Sheet (PDF Fillable)

Obedience

  • Classes will meet every Tuesday for 11 weeks beginning April 27th, 2021 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner A & B classes (1st & 2nd year students) will run from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Novice & Advanced classes (1st year students off-leash) will run from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • For safety reasons, Beginner A, Beginner B and Novice class students must have a parent/adult attend each class to assist their youth.
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Agility

  • Classes will meet every Thursday for 11 weeks beginning April 29th, 2021 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner class (on-leash students) will run from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and set up at 5:45 p.m.
  • Advanced class (off-leash students) will run from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and put away equipment until 8:15 p.m.
  • For safety reasons, all students must have a parent/adult attend each class to help set up and tear down the course. All students must also have 1 year of completed obedience training to join the class.
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Showmanship

  • Classes will meet every Tuesday for 9 weeks at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • All levels will run from 6:30-7:00 p.m. or 7:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Quiz Bowl

  • Classes will meet every Tuesday for 11 weeks at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • All levels will run from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in 20-minute time slots. This will be organized to work with each student’s schedule.
  • Registration is free for this class!
Quiz Bowl Practice Documents:
Dog License Certificate (Jr & Sr)
La Crosse County Animal Regulations (Jr & Sr)
Safety & Sanitation Worksheet (Jr & Sr)

Critter Hunt

  • Critter hunt will be open from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays for 4-H students as their schedule allows in 10-minute time slots Beginning on April 27th, 2021 at the north end of the Dairy Barn on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds. The registration fee is $15 per student for 11 weeks.
  • Beginner class (on-leash students).
  • Advanced class (off-leash students).
  • On Monday nights, this class is open to the adults/public for $7 per 2 ring-session (pay at the door).
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Record Book Resources:

For all Dog Project members (Jr & Sr books), the record book has the Project Evaluation Form included, and all grades are encouraged to complete the Financial section.

Dog Project Record – PDF     Fillable PDF     Word Doc

Resources