Visit our Colorado State Extension office for more news, tools and resources.

Close Icon
   
The Extension office provides assistance and programs for the community without discrimination in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family & Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

2020 Fair – Dog Virtual Training   arrow

Check out the great opportunities available for the Dog Program while the world has gone virtual! Let’s make the most of our time!

2020 Fair – Dog Study Guides

Dog Trick Video Challenge

Dog Trick Video Challenge directions

>AKC Trick Dog NOVICE skills

>AKC Trick Dog INTERMEDIATE skills

>AKC Trick Dog ADVANCED skills

>A link to a YouTube training video made with permission from one of our volunteer dog trainers – Jessie Harris. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLQKhfkJauc

DOG FUN

Here you’ll find fun videos and challenges

EDUCATION

Fact sheets on dog essentials

4-H Dog Recordbook Workshop

TRAINING

Useful training tips from experts

Obedience Training

Video #1  How to be a Better Dog Trainer   https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Z87pr3wWngeHLqNVVzNr7pA9YdD2xN1W

Video #2  Teaching the Off-Leash Recall https://drive.google.com/open?id=1seD7mxOCgwhXUImicviDr23IYyvU4lPU

Video #3 Training the FAST Off-Leash Recall  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qaNT2cno6eQX3DuBNZU1JE5KQUHnb4Ab

Video #4 Practice Tip – the “Up-Sit”  https://drive.google.com/open?id=183ra3AQ0RZ0QGjSAczxLv-xC77bmoSpU

Video #5 – Intro to Finishes   https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_f9dmFKM1vJg-FdjvtpI8Mq_XrzVk2VA

Video #6 – Teaching the Basic Finish  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MVE2YwnOK6MgNkHpHVNTnO05ippVL0VC

Video #7 – Teaching a Flashy Finish  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uU2-BJwqLDz33QNLNgKMe9raU3VLeipx

Video #8 – Force Free Heeling  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgIBZKSMiVE

Showmanship Training

Video #1 – Courtesy Turns and Patterns https://drive.google.com/open?id=1dMyaSrSTz5-ZwSpFZD8d__M2TPkAUH6B

Video #2 – Tabling A Small Dog https://drive.google.com/open?id=19uzusrWFNtBf2QPijrs1g6N8Ar2hvnAy

Updates – Check back often!

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.