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Cat Showmanship Information

Dog Project Description
Companion Animal Projects Booklet

4-H Dog Showmanship Videos

Dog Study Guide – Junior

Dog Study Guide – Intermediate

Dog Study Guide – Senior

Dog Body Parts Study Guide

State Dog Levels Progression – Showmanship

State Dog Levels Progression – Rally

State Dog Levels Progression – Obedience

Arapahoe County 4-H Dog Participant Requirements

Please sign and return to your dog project leader by January 1st (returning members) OR April 1st (new members).


E-Records are required for 4-H members to document their progress on their project.

Enrollment & Ownership Deadlines

Please note that 4-H animal ownership deadlines are different than enrollment deadlines for the following projects: dogs, breeding beef, horses and poultry meat pen. All other animal projects have the same deadline date for enrollment and ownership. Animal ownership must be noted in your e-records.

Re-Enrolling Youth & Leaders – Jan. 31 – Ownership Deadline –May 1

New Members in Existing Clubs – April 1 – Ownership Deadline –May 1

Add/Drop Deadline (All projects enrolled in after this date must be completed) – May 1

To sign-up for a 4-H project, each youth must join 4-H as a member in either a community club or an individual family club. For more information about enrolling as a member, please call the 4-H office at 303-730-1920 or visit our Enrollment Page.

Cat & Dog IDs in 4-H Online

All 4-H Dog & Cat Project members are required to upload an animal ID in 4-H Online. This is done in The deadline for completing the Colorado 4-H Dog & Cat Identification is May 1.

Directions to add an animal ID:

  • Log in to 4honline, using your family email
  • Go to the member page
  • Scroll down to list of family members and click on “edit” next to your name (just like enrollment)
  • Click on the “Animal/Livestock” button at the top
  • Choose your animal type: Dog or Cat
  • Select “Add Animal”
  • Fill out the information and upload your animals’s shot records and photos
  • Click on “Save”

A printed copy of your online Colorado 4-H Dog & Cat ID is required for your e-record