Dog Project

The purpose of the Lincoln County 4-H Dog Committee is to provide Lincoln County 4-H Dog project members with real-life practical experiences in a controlled, supervised environment.  The Dog Committee composed of youth who are in enrolled dog project members in grade three or above  and adult dog project leaders who provide leadership for county 4-H dog project opportunities and the Fair Dog Show.   Membership for this committee is recruited at the fall meeting.

2017-18 Lincoln County 4-H Dog Project Bylaws

Thank you to the following individuals who have agreed to serve on the 4-H Dog Project Committee for this year’s 4-H Dog Project – Amanda Barkley, Tina and Jess Dengel; Joy, Lee and Turner Erath, Bride and Brianna Maas, Mark McDonald, Erin, Jubilee and Titus Morgan.  A packet with information below about this year’s orientation meeting and training schedule will be mailed to all enrolled 4-H dog project members and leaders on April 30th.

2018 Dog Orientation and Training Notice

2018 Dog Project Registration Form

2018 Dog Obedience Training Schedule

2018 Dog Showmanship Training Schedule

2018 4-H Dog Project T-Shirt Order Form

Youth who are planning to participate in this year’s dog project are highly encouraged to attend the orientation meeting on May 14th as it will help you get off to a great start for this year’s dog project.  If you have any questions, call Mark McDonald at 715-551-3840 or Tina Dengel at 715-297-6912 or Bridie Maas at 715-218-0706 or me at the UW-Extension office at 715-539-1077.

Dog Training Resources:

4H436 – The Basics of Training Your Dog

4H439 – Dog Obedience Novice and Beyond

2017 Dog Showmanship Training Schedule

Results from 2017 Lincoln County Fair Dog Show

Thank you to the following individuals who provide leadership for the Lincoln County 4-H Dog Project: Amanda Barkley; Tina and Jess Dengel; Joy, Lee and Turner Erath; Bridie and Brianna Maas; Mark McDonald; and Erin, Jubilee and Titus Morgan.

The 4-H Dog Project would like to thank Dr. Jeffry Mills at Countryside Animal Hospital for sponsoring the trophies and medallions.  Also to Kwik Trip, County Market and Holiday Gas Station for their donations.  And thank you to the Lincoln County Humane Society for the use of their fenced in area.

Congratulations to all of the youth that participated in this year’s Lincoln County Fair Dog Show held on Saturday, July 29th in the Lincoln County Humane Society area at the Merrill Festival Grounds.

 

The following are the results and some photos from the event:

2017 Dog Show Agility Winners and Photos

2017 Dog Show Obedience Winners and Photos

2017 Dog Show Rally Obedience Winners and Photos

2017 Dog Show Showmanship Winners and Photos

2017 Group Photo and Other 2017 Dog Awards

4-H Dog Project Members and their dog(s) have the opportunity to take part in weekly trainings from May until the Lincoln County Fair.  During the trainings, youth and their dog practice agility, obedience, rally obedience and showmanship.  More information about next year’s trainings will be posted in late March/early April.

Looking for information about State 4-H Dog Shows.Visit the State 4_H Dog Project Information – This website provides information about the State Dog Shows and other helpful resources.

You will also find additional information about the 4-H Dog projects on the project pages of the Wisconsin 4-H website under Animal Sciences.  Information found here includes a listing of 4-H literature for each project, statewide events and additional resources.

Donations received for 4-H Dog Project:

First Weber Group Foundation Supports Lincoln County 4-H Dog Project – Merrill Courier – December 27 2013 and First Weber Donation – Foto News January 1 2014

First Weber Donation – Foto News October 31 2012 and First Weber Group Foundation Supports 4-H Dog Project – Merrill Courier November 2 2012

First Weber Donates to 4-H – Foto News October 12 2011 and First Weber Donates to Dog Project – Merrill Courier October 14 2011

First Weber Donates to 4-H Dog Project – Foto News November 2 2011 and Donation to 4-H Dog Project – Merrill Courier November 4 2011