Dog Program

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4-H Dog and Handler Skills Class for Youth to Be Offered in Cooperstown

  • Sunday, October 2, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

4-H is offering a dog and handler course for youth ages eight to eighteen who want to learn how to work with their dogs in a hands-on learning fun environment. 

This six-week program teaches youth responsibility, communication, patience, and sportsmanship and is focused on beginner dog sports for rally, obedience, agility, and showmanship. The dog and handler will learn foundational skills that build techniques that are clear and kind and uses positive reinforcement through fun activities.

A mandatory orientation class will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, 123 Lake Street, Cooperstown. The cost of the course is $40. 

Participating dogs must be at least three months of age. Youth must be at least eight-years old. 

For more information or to register, call Cornell Cooperative Extension of Otsego Counties at 607-547-2536 ext 225 or email Teresa Adell, at


$40 per person


Education Center
123 Lake Street
Cooperstown, New York 13326

Last updated September 13, 2022