Dog Project

2018-2019 Dog Project Leaders

Michelle Glandt Superintendent & Training Assistant glandt@centurytel.net 608-451-5615
Brenda Reuter Obedience Trainer & Agility Assistant reuterfamily@yahoo.com 608-790-3971
Mary Paisley Agility, Critter Hunt & Showmanship Trainer mtomarkennel@aol.com 608-798-6582
Colleen Dixon Quizbowl Trainer couleedixons@gmail.com 608-769-5458

Dog Project Apparel

It’s time to get your Dog Project apparel for your family to start the year out right! All orders are due by Tuesday, May 30th, 2019. Print out your copy of the order form below!

Dog Project T-shirt Order Form

2019 Dog Training Classes

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 p.m. at Hamilton Town Hall (N5105 N Leonard St, West Salem, WI 54669). 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 Monday, April 1st at 4:30 p.m. Please make checks payable to La Crosse County 4-H Dog Project. 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.

After April 1st, there will be a $20 per youth late fee. The final day to register late will be at the orientation meeting on April 16th. 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.

2019 Dog Class Registration Sheet (PDF)

2019 Dog Class Registration Sheet (Fillable PDF)

Obedience

  • Classes will meet every Thursday for 11 weeks beginning May 2nd, 2019 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner A class (1st year students) will run from 6:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Beginner B class (2+ year students still on leash) will run from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Novice class (1st year students off-leash) will run from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Advanced class will run from 7:30-8:00 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 Tuesday for 11 weeks beginning April 30th, 2019 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner class (on-leash students) will run from 7:00-8:00 p.m. and put equipment away until 8:15 p.m.
  • Advanced class (off-leash students) will run from 6:00-7:00 p.m. and set up equipment at 5:45 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 Thursday for 11 weeks beginning May 2nd, 2019 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner A class (1st year students) run from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Beginner B class (2+ year students still on leash) will run from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Novice class (1st year students off-leash) will run from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Advanced class will run from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Quiz Bowl

  • Classes will meet every Thursday for 11 weeks beginning May 2nd, 2019 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner A class (1st year students) run from 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Beginner B class (2+ year students still on leash) will run from 6:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Novice class (1st year students off-leash) will run from 7:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Advanced class will run from 7:00-7:30 p.m.
  • 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 Thursdays for 4-H students as their schedule allows. It will also meet every Monday for 11 weeks beginning on April 29th, 2019 at the north end of the Dairy Barn on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner class (on-leash students) will start at 7:00 p.m.
  • Advanced class (off-leash students) will start at 6:00 p.m.
  • This class is open to the adults/public for $6 per 2 ring-session (pay at the door).
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

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