The University of Maine 4-H Cooperative Extension plans to offer a Youth Dog Training Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 8 at the J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center in University of Maine, 160 University Farm Road in Old Town.
The Maine 4-H Canine Clinic is open to ages 9-18; Owning a dog is not mandatory. Participants can learn to teach behaviors based on the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen program, including accepting a friendly stranger and sitting down politely to pet them.
Members of the UMaine Extension 4-H Canine Animal Science Committee will lead the clinic.
The clinic is free; registration is mandatory. To register before Thursday, September 29, go to extension.umaine.edu.
For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207-942-7396 or [email protected].
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