Wright Co 4-H Show Well at State Competition 13 Oct 16

Throughout the summer, Wright County 4-H youth learned how to train a dog for agility, obedience, showmanship or as an ideal pet. Topics include canine behavior, breed characteristics, diseases, ethics, grooming, health, nutrition, responsible breeding, service dogs, therapy dogs, dog-related careers, and the wide array of dog sports.

Youth showcased the skills they had learned at the Wright County 4-H Dog Shows prior to and during the Wright County Fair.

Youth with ribbon placings blue or higher were extended invitations to show at the Minnesota 4-H State Dog Show, which took place September 24-25, 2016 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul.

Wright County 4-H’ers who participated in the event included: Ella Knoell, Watertown; Ryan Kalal, Montrose; Katherine Bills, Rockford; Emily Swartzer, Silver Lake; Kallee Fisher, Clear Lake; Brooke Pierson, Mayer; and Devin Riley, Clear Lake.   

Below, are some pictures from the event.