Texas 4-H Dog Care & Training Project
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Many youth in Texas do not have the facilities, funds or interest in raising a traditional livestock project. However, there are 1.2 million households in the state that have youth under 18 years old and own a dog. Mixed breed or purebred, registered or not, all kinds of dogs are welcomed in the Texas 4-H Dog Care and Training Project.
Whether members own a dog or not, they can compete in Open Educational Presentations demonstrating knowledge and skills in the dog project. The Texas 4-H Dog Show has a dog photography contest with five categories to choose from.
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Texas 4-H is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System. Founded in 1908, 4-H is the largest youth development program in Texas, reaching more than 550,000 youth each year.
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