Pets Merit Badge Pamphlet Pets Merit Badge

Pets


Requirements were REVISED effective January 1, 2014.
A new merit badge pamphlet was issued during 2013.

To see the changes which were made, Click here.

For the previous requirements, Click here


  1. Present evidence that you have cared for a pet for four months. Get approval before you start.*
  2. Write in 200 words or 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 any 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.

* Work done for other merit badges cannot be used for this requirement.


BSA Advancement ID#: 82
Requirements last updated in: 2013
Pamphlet Publication Number: 35929
Pamphlet Stock (SKU) Number: 617896
Pamphlet Revision Date: 2013

Worksheets for use in working on these requirements: Format
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Blanks in this worksheets table appear when we do not have a worksheet for the badge that includes these requirements.


Page updated on: October 24, 2013



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