Dog Care Merit Badge
Learn about caring for your dog & a variety of breeds
- 14.95 US dollars$14.95
- Online Session
DATES: May 22nd ***THERE ARE NO PREREQUISITES*** Class Length: 1 day for 1-2hrs 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: email@example.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 the merit badge counselor. Scouts will need to submit all requirements to receive a blue card.
To cancel or reschedule, please use the app. Otherwise, contact us at least 2 days in advance of the scheduled merit badge.