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Dog training is open to all Anoka County 4-H youth in grades 3 and up. Class size is limited so register early.

4-H Dog Training Information


4-H Dog Training Class Descriptions

Anoka County requires any dog enrolled in our Agility classes to also take Obedience classes to participate in Agility classes OR if you have trained and shown in Obedience for two years, you may participate in Rally and Agility. You cannot participate in only Agility.

Dogs must be a minimum of 12 months old by May 15 of the current year to begin Agility training. It is recommended that larger breeds be at least 18 months old.


Anoka County 4-H Dog Project Handbook

View the Anoka County 4-H Dog Project Handbook for more information about the dog project and dog training including project resources and policy information.

Anoka County 4-H Dog Trainers

The Anoka County 4-H Dog Committee is in the process of looking for both youth (6th grade and up) and adult dog trainers. If you are interested, please fill out an application by Friday, March 3.
Youth Trainer Application
Adult Trainer Application


Marlene Keller, 4-H Volunteer

Anna Gilbertson, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Anoka County
annag@umn.edu, 763-324-3497

Kim Ferguson, Administrative Services Assistant, Anoka County
fergu029@umn.edu, 763-324-3499

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