Dog training clinic for youth scheduled for October
University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a dog training clinic 8 a.m.–noon Saturday, Oct. 8 at the University of Maine J. Franklin Witter Teaching & Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town.
The Maine 4-H Dog Clinic is open to all youth ages 9–18; owning a dog is not required. Participants will learn how to teach behaviors based on the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen program, including accepting a friendly stranger, sitting politely for petting and more. Members of the UMaine Extension 4-H dog animal science committee will lead the clinic.