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4-H Dog Project

Dog Project Description
Companion Animal Projects Booklet


List of 2019 Dogs Shows for Colorado 4-H



NEW for 2018-2019

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 – April 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.

Dog ID Forms

All 4-H Dog Project members are required to fill out a Colorado 4-H Dog Identification Form. Dog ID forms will be online this year.  You do not need to send a hard copy of your Dog ID to the Extension Office. Go to The deadline for completing the Colorado 4-H Dog Identification for 4honline is May 1, 2015.

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
  • Select “Add Animal”
  • Fill out the information and upload your dog’s shot records and photos
  • Click on “Save”

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