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Dog Care Merit Badge Skill Center


Boy Scout Merit Badge Skill Center
 
“Dog Care”
 
Offered by the
 
 
Hey Boy Scouts!  Do you wanna have fun earning a merit badge while hanging with a bunch of dogs?  Join us at the Humane Society of Missouri as we sniff through all the requirements needed to earn your Dog Care Merit Badge!   Unleash your creativity and have a howling good time meeting our shelter dogs all while learning facts about first aid, tips on being a terrific pet parent, tricks on training and even how-to’s concerning rescuing dogs!  What better way to learn about various breeds than to stroll through our male and female wings, getting up close and personal with the many pooches here who are waiting to meet their new families!?  Earning a merit badge has never been this much fun and we’re sure you’ll give it “two-paws up”!  Scoop up some fun stuff to take home too! 
 
 
 
Who:

The Boy Scouts of America and the Humane Society of Missouri have paired up to offer this fun seminar; now all we need is YOU!

What:

Meet your Dog Care merit badge requirements while having FUN!

When:

Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 9am-Noon

or

Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Where: ​
Humane Society of Missouri Headquarters
Classroom (lower level)
1201 Macklind Ave.  
St. Louis, MO 63110
Why:

Earn your Dog Care Merit Badge, have fun and gather potential life-saving information that will truly make you any dog’s best friend!

How: Register online here.

Cost:
Three hours of fun and help with your merit badge will only cost you
$15 per person at the door and the cost covers the program, a grand tour of our shelter and vet med center, as well as all materials and handouts.
Questions: joellyn.klepacki@hsmo.org or (314) 951-1572   Email is the preferred form of communication due to the high volume of calls I receive for this workshop and many other education programs.
 
 Wait no longer! This class fills up fast!
 
Grab a friend and reserve a limited spot today!
 
 
 
Helpful information:
 
There are 9 requirements for this badge, 6 of which can be signed off in the workshop that day.  Due to the nature of requirements # 4, 5 and 8 you must complete these on your own.  If you do # 4 and #5  prior to the workshop and bring your documentation with you to the workshop, I can sign off on everything that day and you are done! 
 
 
 
Although you are not required to have a dog to attend this workshop, you must have one to complete requirement numbers 4 and 5.   We have had many Boy Scouts attend who are considering adopting a dog and want to find out more about the responsibilities and care required before they get a dog.  You can always attend the workshop and then complete the last two requirements in the future when you do add a canine family member to your pack. 
 
 
 
When you are ready to expand your pack, please consider giving a dog the second chance he/she so deserves by adopting from a local shelter, animal control facility or breed rescue group where there are thousands of homeless animals just waiting to find their loving forever homes. 
 
 
 
Are you interested in helping homeless animals in another way?  Consider organizing a donation drive prior to attending this workshop and collect new or gently used towels, stuffed animals (cage buddies), blankets, linens of any kind, pet toys, peanut butter and treats.