This is the Helper's Guide for the National 4-H Dog Curriculum, written by university experts. Adult helper's can use this to guide youth as they explore: dog web resources, breed origins, safety, locating a missing dog, socializing a dog, showmanship, tricks, health, feeding and controlling parasites.
Activities in the youth books relate to body parts, selection, correcting behavior, house breaking a puppy, body language, controlling fleas, health care, grooming and how to train a dog to respond to seven basic commands.
In this Helper's Guide: 13 pages are devoted to helping teach 23 basic & advanced dog obedience training exercises. Group activities include fun dog games, Canine Good Citizen, skillathons, pet therapy sessions, Dog Pyramid, dog quiz bowls & glossary games. Grades 3-12.