2021 4-H/FFA Dog Workshops

If you are showing a dog for 4-H and/or FFA at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair, you must attend certain number of workshops with your dog based on experience to be eligible to show. Access the flyer here
Junior member or first year showing must attend TWO workshops with your dog.
Intermediate or Senior member and it is not your first time showing must attend ONE of these workshops with your dog.
Workshops are held at the Great Jones County Fairgrounds in the Livestock Arena from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. 
 
May Dates: 3rd & 18th
June Dates: 10th & 23rd 
Pre-registration for workshops are REQUIRED! Register at: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aXkZ1IPNbLtkDMW or by contacting Shawnee Oswald at 319-465-3224 or oswalds@iastate.edu. 
At clinics face coverings and maintaining social distancing will be REQUIRED. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a mask mandate in effect for all extension events including all 4-H events. 

Troy Topping has been named Jones County 4-H Dog Trainer! 

Whether playing with the dog on his grandfather’s farm as a young boy or working with search and rescue dogs in a professional capacity, Stone Hollow Head Trainer, Tory Topping has had a life of canine companionship.
After seven years teaching in an elementary school setting, Tory decided to turn his hobby of working with dogs into a full-time profession in 2007 when he opened Stone Hollow Dog Training and Boarding. He saw an opportunity to use his background in education to not only train dogs, but to help people make their relationship with their pets even better.
Over a decade later, Tory and Stone Hollow have been able to do just that. With a focus on establishing trust, boundaries, and consistent routines, Tory and his team at Stone Hollow have been able to offer personalized training, boarding, and started dogs to families across the Midwest.

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