4-H Dog Project

County Resource Leader

Heather Hall- Fair Superintendent, Rising Stars 4-H 262-672-9661

Louise Paul -Rising Stars 262-878-0384

Jennifer DeYong- All4One 4-H 262-321-0568

Cindi Michaelis- All4One 4-H 262-496-7814

Amy Rabe -Kan-Do 4-H 262-878-1345

Deborah Strasser -Raymond 4-H 262-835-9339


Project Goals

This 4-H project is for you if you want to learn how to select, care for and train a dog or other small animal for personal or family enjoyment. The 4-H dog care program will help you learn about health care, nutrition, training and getting ready to show a dog.

Key Terms/Project Areas




County Activities

Please see the County Calendar for Dog Project activities


Dog Training Schedule
Dog training begins in March, weather permitting. Each member must attend at least 10 training sessions. Training will take place at the Racine County Fairgrounds in one of the parking lots. Please dress yourself, and your dog, if necessary, appropriately. If the weather is really bad, training will be cancelled. Check your email for cancellation notices the morning of practice. Beginning in May, training will be held inside one of the buildings, on both Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Advanced, off leash, members train at 9:00am on Saturdays and 6:00pm on Wednesdays and beginners train at 9:30am on Saturday and 6:30pm on Wednesdays.


Program Fees are Due March 1st along with the application form, ID forms, and Certificate of vaccination. Fees & Forms must be returned to the Co. UWEX office in Burlington. Vaccines must be kept current throughout the year. No exceptions will be allowed.
Fees have been established to cover cost involved for the equipment, Fun Show, and awards. Additional donations are also accepted. Several fund raisers are held to keep costs at a minimum.
$10.00 for current members
$20.00 fee for new members (includes cost of required t-shirt)
**Make checks payable to Racine County 4-H Leaders Association/ Dog Project Fund

Optional Opportunities include :
• AKC Canine Good Citizenship program Fee $5.00 Pay at dog show
• Therapy Dog International program Fee $6.00 Pay at dog show




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