• I believe that participation in the 4-H Small Animal Program should demonstrate my own knowledge, ability, and skill as a caretaker and exhibitor of small animals.
  • I will do my own work to the fullest extent I am capable and otherwise will only accept help and support from others.
  • I will not use abusive, fraudulent, illegal, deceptive, or questionable practices in the feeding, fitting, and showing of my animal(s), nor will I allow my parents, my leader, or any other individual to employ such practices with my animal(s).
  • I will read, understand, and follow the rules without exception, of all 4-H small animal shows in which I am a participant, and ask that my parents and the leader of my project to do the same.
  • I wish for my 4-H small animal project to be an example of how to accept what life has to offer, both good and bad, and how to live with the outcome.
  • I realize that I am responsible for:
    • The proper care and safe, humane treatment of my animals.
    • My commitment to the Nevada 4-H Program Code of Conduct.
    • Demonstrating strong moral character as an example to others.

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4-H Member name printed                                                             Club Name

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4-H Member signature                                                                     Date

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Parent or guardian signature                                                         Date

_____________________________________________       _____________________

4-H Leader signature                                                                         Date

Return top copy to the University of Nevada, Reno Extension
Washoe County Office, 4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502
by November 15 of current year or at time of enrollment

S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Washoe County 4-H Small Animal Club Leaders' Council 2022, Small Animal Program Commitment to Excellence, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms

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Also of Interest:

General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Small Animal Members
Form for acknowledging the Rules and Regulations governing Washoe County 4-H Small Animal projects. Signatures required.
S. Chvilicek, C.Stark, Washoe County 4-H Small Animal Club Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms