Pets Merit Badge Requirements and Worksheet

Pets Merit Badge

Pets Merit Badge

January, 2014

Requirements for the Pets merit badge:

  1. Present evidence that you have cared for a pet for four months. Get approval before you start.
    • Work done for other merit badges cannot be used for this requirement.
  2. Write in 200 words of more about the care, feeding, and housing of your pet. Tell some interesting facts about it. Tell why you have this kind of pet. Give local laws, if any, relating to the pet you keep.
  3. Show that you have read a book or pamphlet, approved by your counselor, about your kind of pet. Discuss with your counselor what you have learned from what you read.
  4. Do ONE of the following:
    1. Show your pet in some pet show.
    2. Start a friend raising a pet like yours. Help your friend get a good start.
    3. Train a pet in three or more tricks or special abilities.

Pets Worksheet

 Aug 20, 2014 - Brent Gear
Does anyone know what animals are pictured on the Pets Merit Badge?  I see some blue thing, a fish and a cat.  Is the blue thing a parakeet or some other sort of bird?  Even our Scout Shop folks don't know what it is.

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