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Dog Care Merit Badge

Learn about caring for your dog & a variety of breeds

  • 19.95 US dollars
  • Online Session

Service Description

DATES: May 4th Class Length: 1 day for 2hrs **We will have more sessions in May to be posted on June 16th.** Requirement Information: Scouts will complete requirement 1, 3, 6C, 6D, 6F, 7A, 7C, 7E, 7F, and 7G during the session. Scouts will complete requirements 2, 5, 7B, 7D, 7H, 8, 9, and 10 before or after the session. Scouts will complete requirement 4 after the session. ***THERE ARE NO PREREQUISITES*** Learn about caring for your dog & a variety of breeds. NOTE: After the class is finished, you will still need to complete the requirements below to earn the merit badge. • Requirement #4: For two months, keep and care for your dog.* Maintain a log of your activities during this period that includes these items: feeding schedule, types of food used, amount fed, exercise periods, training schedule, a weekly body weight record, grooming and bathing schedules, veterinary care, if necessary, and costs. Also, include a brief description of the type of housing/shelter arrangements you have for your dog. o Submit by: Filling out the Dog Care Merit Badge worksheet or your own downloaded calendar file. • Requirement #5: Show with your dog any three of these commands: "come", "sit", "down", "heel", "stay", "fetch" or "get it", and "drop it". o Submit by: Filling out the Dog Care Merit Badge and sending video evidence of completion • Requirement #7: b) Show how to put on an emergency muzzle. d) Show how to put on a simple dressing and bandage the foot, body, or head of your dog. o Submit by: Filling out the Dog Care Merit Badge and sending video evidence of completion for both 7b and 7d • Requirement #9: Know the laws and ordinances involving dogs that are in force in your community. o Submit by: Filling out the Dog Care Merit Badge worksheet or Word document file. Send completed work and worksheet to: info@meritbadgecourses.com IMPORTANT: Prior to registering, the Scout should have a discussion with their unit leader to: 1) obtain approval to participate in the course and 2) confirm their unit leader will sign the blue card upon course completion. Blue Card: Upon completion of the course, the Scout will be issued a digital blue card signed by our merit badge counselor. Scouts will need to submit all requirements to receive a blue card.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

To reschedule or cancel a scheduled merit badge, please make sure to do so at least 4 days in advance by using the app provided at this link: http://wix.to/38CABtM?ref=cl


Contact Details

info@meritbadgecourses.com

North America


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