Instructions for Registration with Best Friends 4-H
Friends 4-H Club works with dogs and has several canine therapy programs that
are available to the public, as well as the club members' 4-H achievements,
there are certain liability topics that must be legally addressed by both
4-H'ers and Team Instructors:
What type of member are you? Example: Team Instructor vs
Nontraditional or Traditional 4-Her.
What dog training projects do you wish to be involved
in? Example: Year-round canine therapy projects vs Summer Dog Project only
Will you need a canine to work with? Or do you have your
Current contact information.
Have you read the
Do you give or not give consent to have audio, video,
film, and/or print images to be used on the website?
Liability Agreement must be signed by adult leader or
4-H'er's parent or guardian.
4-H Website Policy * Best Friends 4-H Canine Policy
Friends has a two (2) page simple registration forms for you, or the
4-Hers parents and/or guardian to complete and sign. You can obtain these
forms from your coordinator or download and print from the links below.
No individual can be accepted into the Berrien County, Michigan, Best
Friends 4-H Club until this form has been completed by the youths
parents/guardian, or by the individual if he or she is of legally competent
adult age of eight (18) or older.
Dogs are members
too. By training with their traditional (TR) 4-Her and/or owners or
volunteering their therapy services by being paired with a non-traditional
(NTR) 4-Her and Team Instructor, Best Friends Team Canines work toward
their American Kennel Club (AKC) Therapy Dog Titles and Canine Good Citizenship
and Obedience Titles. Best Friends 4-H Club is an AKC recognized Canine Therapy
Dog Competition 4-H Club, the club has to prove that each dog is fit for duty
and meets 4-H, the American Kennel Club, and the Berrien County Youth
Fairs health standards and dog training levels. You can obtain these
forms from your coordinator or download and print from the links below, as
Friends 4-H Youth/Leader Registration
Form * Best Friends 4-H Canine Registration Form
Please mail the completed form(s) to:
Best Friends 4-H Club
434 Western Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-5662
If you have any questions, please feel free to email
email@example.com or phone
Linda at: 269-519-1170