Dog Project

2019 – 2020 Dog Project Leaders

Michelle Glandt Superintendent & Training Assistant glandt@centurytel.net 608-451-5615
Mary Paisley Obedience & Agility Trainer mtomarkennel@aol.com 608-788-4310
Colleen Dixon Quizbowl Trainer couleedixons@gmail.com 608-769-5458

2020 Dog Training Classes

There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Thursday, April 16th at 6:00 p.m. at Barre Town Hall. 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 Wednesday, April 1st at 4:30 p.m. Please make checks payable to La Crosse County Extension. 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.

2020 Dog Class Registration Sheet (PDF)

2020 Dog Class Registration Sheet (Fillable PDF)

Obedience

  • Classes will meet every Thursday for 11 weeks beginning April 30th, 2020 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • Beginner A & B classes (1st & 2nd year students) will run from 6:00-6:45 p.m.
  • Novice & Advanced classes (1st year students off-leash) will run from 7:30-8:30 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 28th, 2020 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 Thursday for 9 weeks beginning May 14th, 2020 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • All levels will run from 6:50-7:10 p.m. or 7:10-7:30 p.m.
  • Registration fee is $15 per student.

Quiz Bowl

  • Classes will meet every Thursday for 11 weeks beginning April 30, 2020 at the Farm Progress Building on the La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds.
  • All levels will run from 6:50-7:10 p.m. or 7:10-7:30 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 in 10 minute time slots. It will also meet every Monday for 11 weeks beginning on April 27th, 2020 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.

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