4H Youth Hosted at CKC Events

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There were approximately 23 4Hers who participated in Junior Showmanship in the CKC match and there were 2 entries in the Terrier Club match shown by a 4H  participants.

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Over 38 students earned an AKC patch in the AKC Patch Program.  Students had to answer questions about dogs, breeds and showing to earn the patch. 

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Colorado 4H officials stated that this was a success way beyond their expectation with participation more than three times what was expected.  

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The AKC Patch Program aims to introduce a new generation of young people to purebred dogs and the sport of purebred dogs through a fun, interactive program.  Colorado Kennel Club hosted this event, for the first time in Colorado during the Dog Daze of Denver.

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4H participants earned 11 CGC, 10 CGCA and 8 CGCU titles. Likewise in Trick Dog, 4H participants earned 2 TD novice, 1 TD Intermediate, 1 TD Advanced.  In total, 33 titles were awarded.  Many others attempted titles and will continue to work with their dogs to accomplish the specifics of the title.

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Colorado Kennel Club offered workshops


Obedience

Rally

Agility 

Showmanship


among other fun, interactive activities on their show weekend.