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Pocket Pets

Can you say cheese to a mouse? Pocket Pets include small animals of many types.

Pet Pals (Level 1)

Learn to

  • select a pet
  • identify its parts 
  • handle it safely
  • provide the right kind of housing
  • feed it
  • enjoy pet art

Scurrying Ahead (Level 2)

Improve your planning and decision making skills by

  • feeding and caring for your pet
  • observing its behavior
  • exhibiting it 
  • creating a story

Scaling the Heights (Level 3)

  • pet genetics
  • reproduction
  • caring for newborns
  • starting a business
  • learning about careers

Pocket Pets Non-Animal

Benefit from many aspects of an animal project without actually owning the animal.

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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