Welcome to Ohio 4-H PetPALS
2024 Master 4-H PetPALS Volunteer Training - March 16, 2024, 10 am - 5 pm.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Click http://go.osu.edu/4-hpetpals2024 to register. Deadline is Friday, March 8.
People and Animals Linking Successfully!
4-H PetPALS is a program of Ohio State University Extension, 4-H Youth Development. 4-H PetPALS is a leader-directed, experientially based, intergenerational program linking young people and their pets with senior adults in various healthcare facilities. The program utilizes the natural bond between youth and animals to promote positive youth development. Youth gain a greater appreciation for their pets, and experience compassion and caring for senior citizens through the 4-H PetPALS program.
- Master 4-H PetPALS Volunteer Job Description
- 4-H PetPALS FAQs
- 4-H PetPALS Brochure
- Pet Partners Human-Animal Bond Flow Chart
Our Online Purpose
We provide visual aids to leaders and youth, as a supplement to our curriculum. Our curriculum provides very well written step-by-step descriptions for animal behavior and communication, and well written step-by-step instructions for testing pets. Additional photographs and videos are provided online in greater depth.