Dog Care Merit Badge HISTORY
 
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Dog Care MERIT BADGE History
 
Preceded by: Introduced: Discontinued: Replaced with:
New 1938 current current
       
The Dog Care merit badge
 
Dog Care Merit Badges Earned by Year
             
                1938 1939
                275 1,915
                   
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1,971 2,241 2,342 2,903 3,865 4,203 2,408 2,763 2,750 3,249
                   
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
4,283 4,827 5,049 5,056 5,495 5,923 6,007 6,211 6,651 7,494
                   
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
9,319 9,042 8,997 8,909 9,665 8,929 8,606 9,456 9,581 10,336
                   
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
9,846 9,402 8,604 9,315 15,062 14,297 13,162 11,340 9,325 6,715
                   
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
4,113 6,030                
                   
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
      3,695     3,674      
                   
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
3,817 3,799 4,071 4,047 3,997 3,157 3,124 2,948 3,188 3,373
                   
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
3,455 3,407 3,330 3,351 2,955 2,666 2,414 2,661 3,025 3,151
                   
            Grand Total: 445,379
                   
Cells shown in green indicate that merit badges were earned during the year but the exact number is not currently known. The Grand Total is based off of official reports and research and includes all known and unknown yearly numbers.  Detailed annual numbers will be updated after being found and validated.  Grand Total is for merit badges earned through 2019.
 
Dog Care MERIT BADGES
 
Dog Care Merit Badge - Type C Dog Care Merit Badge - Type D Dog Care Merit Badge - Type E Dog Care Merit Badge - Type F Dog Care Merit Badge - Type G
Type C Type D Type E Type F Type G
1936-1946 19XX-19XX 1947-1960 1961-1968 1961-1971
(heavyweight and lightweight cloth) (fine twill cloth)   (rolled edge) (cloth back)
         
Dog Care Merit Badge - Type H Dog Care Merit Badge - Type I Dog Care Merit Badge - Type J Dog Care Merit Badge - Type K Dog Care Merit Badge - Type L
Type H Type I Type J Type K Type L
1972-2002 19XX-19XX 2003-2009 2010-2014 2015-current
(blue, clear, and molded) (38mm and 42mm) (Scout Stuff back) (BSA 2010 back) (Since 1910 back)
 
Dog Care MERIT BADGE PAMPHLETS
 
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 3D Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 4 Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5A Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 5B
Type 3D Type 4 Type 5A Type 5B
1938 1939-1943 1944 1945-1951
       
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 6 Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7A Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 7B Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 8
Type 6 Type 7A Type 7B Type 8
1952-1965 1966-1971 1971-1972 1973-1979
       
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9A Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 9B Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10A Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10B
Type 9A Type 9B Type 10A Type 10B
1980-2002 2003-2007 2008 2009
       
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-1 Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-2 Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10C-3 Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet - Type 10D
Type 10C-1 Type 10C-2 Type 10C-3 Type 10D
2010-2011 2012-2013 2014-2015 2016-current

 

KNOWN Dog Care MERIT BADGE PAMPHLET HARD COVER VARIETIES

 
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCJ Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCK Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCL Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCM
Type HCJ Type HCK Type HCL Type HCM
       
Dog Care Merit Badge Pamphlet Hard Cover - Type HCTv1      
Type HCTv1      
       
 
this page last reviewed / updated: March 2020
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